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Title: University of Basrah Studies in English
Edited By: Jinan Fedhil Al-Hajaj
Graeme Davis
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11325
Series Title: Contemporary Studies in Descriptive Linguistics. Vol. 16
Description:

These papers represent a cross-section of the research work conducted in
the Department of English of the College of Education at the University of
Basrah, Basra, Iraq. It is anticipated that their publication will
encourage future studies by placing work in English Studies from the
University of Basrah in an international perspective for the first time in
decades. During the last couple of years, research work at the University
of Basrah has been increasing and developing. The rehabilitation and
reactivation of local journals has facilitated publication which for a long
time had been halted. The present volume comprises research embodying
different strands of the work of the Department of English, and showing
recent trends in the study of linguistics and literature at the University
of Basrah. Papers contributed represent work in various fields of study
including phonetics and phonology, linguistics, ELT, pragmatics, discourse
analysis, and literary stylistics.


Contents:

Majeed Hameed Jasim/Jinan Fedhil Al-Hajaj: Introduction - Jinan Fedhil
Al-Hajaj: Intertextuality and the Linguistic Perspective: A Stylistic Study
of Thomas Hardy's 'The Going' and 'The Haunter' - Fatima H. Aziz/Amin U.
Ghailan: Dramatic Monologue in Robert Browning's 'My Last Duchess': A
Pragma-Stylistic Study - Majeed Hameed Jasim/ Amin U. Ghailan: Paul Morel,
Son and Man: A Stylistic Study - Majeed Hameed Jasim/Ibtisam Hussein Naima:
Free Indirect Discourse in Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse: A Stylistic
Narrative Study - Abdul-Settar Abdul-Latif: The Invisible Perfidy in
Waiting for Godot - Ala' Hussein Oda/Nagham Jaafar Hussein: Presupposition
as a Linguistic Theory in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot in Terms of
Karttunen's Approach - Ala' Hussein Oda/Mehdi M. Mohammad: The Impact of
Linguistic Context on Metaphoric Proverb Comprehension by Iraqi EFL
Learners - Balqis I.G. Rashid: Further Evidence for the Separation
Hypothesis: The Case of Advanced Iraqi Learners - Isra' Mahmood
Salman/Balqis I.G. Rashid: Difficulties in the Pronunciation of English
Proper Nouns Encountered by Advanced Iraqi Learners - Rana Abdul Settar
Abid/Nada Salih Abdul Ridha: A Study of Coherence in the Writings of EFL
Advanced Iraqi Learners.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3039113259
ISBN-13: 9783039113255
Pages: 304
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