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Title: Stylistic Studies of Literature
Subtitle: In Honour of Professor Hiroyuki Ito
Edited By: Masahiro Hori
Tomoji Tabata
Sadahiro Kumamoto
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/Index.cfm?vLang=E&vSiteID=4&vSiteName=BookDetail%2Ecfm&VID=11816
Description:

This volume reflects the scholarly interests and achievements of Professor
Hiroyuki Ito in whose honour it was conceived. It is a collection of papers
on the stylistics of English and American literature written by scholars in
Japan. A wide range of approaches, from traditional philological analysis
to innovative new directions such as corpus stylistics and narratology are
found in this book, addressing literary works as varied as the writings of
Chaucer, Shakespeare, Defoe, Austen, Dickens, and Mark Twain with Irish
folktales and English-language Haiku. This volume also offers an overview
of the state of the art in stylistic studies of English literature in Japan.

The papers have been divided into four parts according to manner of
approach: Philological Approaches, Corpus Stylistics, Narratology and
Literary Stylistics.

Contents:

Masahiro Hori: Foreword - Sadahiro Kumamoto: Introduction - Kazuho Murata:
Phrasal Verbs in Defoe's Non-fictional Writings and their Stylistic
Significance - Yuko Ikeda: From «Liveliness» to «Tranquillity»: A Lexical
Approach to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park -
Hirotoshi Takeshita: Some Syntactic and Stylistic Observations on Absolutes
in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - Sadahiro Kumamoto: The Poetic Technique
of Enjambment in Chaucer's Poems: The Case of Five Sentence Elements (S,
Aux, V, O, C) - Masahiro Hori: Collocational Styles of First-person
Narratives in Dickens: David Copperfield, Bleak House and Great
Expectations - Tomoji Tabata: «Wickedly, Falsely, Traitorously, and
otherwise Evil-adverbiously, Revealing» the Author's Style: Correspondence
Analysis of -ly Adverbs in Dickens and Smollett - Keisuke Koguchi:
Stylistic Use of Repetition in A Tale of Two Cities - Noritaka Tomimura:
The Use of Song in Shakespeare's Plays - Tomoko Takaki: Plot Patterns of
Irish Folktales Involving Fairies - Osamu Ueda: Stylistics Class in Japan:
With Some Model Analyses of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
- Richard Gilbert: Plausible Deniability: Nature as Hypothesis in
English-language Haiku.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 3039118161
ISBN-13: 9783039118168
Pages: 257
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