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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Stylistics
Written By: Peter Verdonk
Series Title: Oxford Introductions to Language Study
Description:

The book consists of four sections called Survey, Readings, References, and
Glossary. The survey extends over 75 pages and divides into the
following seven chapters: (1) The Concept of Style; (2) Style in
Literature; (3) Text and Discourse; (4) Perspectives on Meaning; (5) The
Language of Literary Representation; (6) Perspectives on Literary
Interpretation; (7) Stylistics and Ideological perspectives.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Ling & Literature
Literary Stylistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194372405
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