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  1. A Linguistic History of English Poetry

    By Richard Bradford

    Series: Interface

    This introductory book takes the reader through literary history from the Renaissance to Postmodernism, and considers individual texts as paradigms which can both reflect and unsettle their broader linguistic and cultural contexts. Richard Bradford provides detailed readings of individual texts...

    Published August 26th 1993 by Routledge

  2. Language, Ideology and Point of View

    By Paul Simpson

    Series: Interface

    This systematic introduction to the concept of point of view in language explores the ways in which point of view intersects with and is shaped by ideology. It specifically focuses on the way in which speakers and writers linguistically encode their beliefs, interests and biases in a wide range of...

    Published May 27th 1993 by Routledge

  3. The Language of Jokes

    Analyzing Verbal Play

    By Delia Chiaro

    Series: Interface

    In this highly readable and thought-provoking book, Delia Chiaro explores the pragmatics of word play, using frameworks normally adopted in descriptive linguistics. Using examples from personally recorded conversations, she examines the structure of jokes, quips, riddles and asides. Chiaro explores...

    Published May 28th 1992 by Routledge

  4. Literary Studies in Action

    By Alan Durant, Nigel Fabb

    Series: Interface

    `This is a textbook for the times, which addresses itself brilliantly to the twin phenomena of expanding horizons and diminishing resources of English studies.' - David Lodge...

    Published January 4th 1990 by Routledge

  5. Language, Literature and Critical Practice

    Ways of Analysing Text

    By David Birch

    Series: Interface

    Using a wide-ranging variety of texts the author reviews and evaluates a broad range of approaches to textual commentary, introducing the reader to the fundamental distinction between `actual' and `virtual' worlds in critical practice....

    Published February 23rd 1989 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction, 2nd Edition
    By Michael J Toolan
    To Be Published December 14th 2014

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