A Dictionary of Stylistics (Longman Linguistics) by Katie Wales

By Katie Wales

Reviews of the 1st edition:

'...a paintings of excessive seriousness...manna from rhetorical heaven for college kids and researchers with loads of challenging graft prior to them... '(English Today)

'...an notable single-author reference work... '(English)

'...Not basically is that this quantity indispensible for a person, scholars or teachers, operating in any box relating to stylistics, it's, like several the simplest dictionaries, a good read...' (Le Lingue del Mondo)

Over the prior ten years there were awesome advances in stylistics. those have given upward push to new phrases and to revised contemplating thoughts and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, second variation comprises over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: totally revised because the first and moment variants, it comprises many new entries.

Drawing fabric from stylistics and a number comparable disciplines resembling sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and standard rhetoric, the revised 3rd version presents a helpful reference paintings for college students and academics of stylistics, in addition to serious discourse research and literary feedback. whilst it offers a common photo of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology essentially and concisely, this variation includes a topic index for additional ease of use.

With quite a few quotations; motives for plenty of simple phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a accomplished bibliography, it is a specified reference paintings and guide for stylistic and textual research. scholars and academics at secondary and tertiary degrees of English language and literature or English as a international or moment language, and of linguistics, will locate it a useful resource of information.

Katie Wales is Professor of contemporary English Language, college of Leeds and Dean of studying and educating within the college of Arts.

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