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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: The Art of English: Literary Creativity
Edited By: Sharon Goodman
Kieran O'Halloran

This volume provides a critical examination of texts which can be
considered 'literary.' What distinguishes some texts as 'art'? How do we
recognize literary creativity? To answer questions such as these, the book
ranges across creative texts produced for public consumption: from poetry,
drama and fiction to performance art and online literature. It provides a
lively and accessible introduction to stylistic, semiotic and multimodal
analysis drawing on work in Literature and Media Studies, Performance
Studies, Linguistics and Anthropology.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 140398560X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 504
Prices: U.K. £ 21.99