Teaching the New English: Teaching Stylistics

English language

stylisticsEditors: Jeffries, Lesley, McIntyre, D. (Eds.)

2011

Overview

Understanding language and its capacity to create literary effects is vital for any student of English. Stylistics, the linguistic study of literary texts, has a key role to play in literary criticism. This book covers the theory and practice of teaching stylistics, focusing on the value of objectivity, rigour and replicability in text analysis.