Language in literature : an introduction to stylistics / Michael Toolan.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: London : Arnold, 1998Description: x, 250 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 0340662131 (hbk.); 034066214X (pbk.)Subject(s): Discourse analysis, Literary | Style, LiteraryDDC classification: 808.001 LOC classification: P302.5 | .T66 1998Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -246) and index.
Table of contents Getting started; cohesion; modality and generic sentences; processes and participants; recorded speech and thought; narrative structure; a few well-chosen words; talking - acts of give and take; presuppositions.
Intended as both an introduction and workbook in stylistics, this book approaches the subject through a thorough understanding of the main principles involved. A variety of topics such as "recorded speech" and "narrative structures" gradually introduce the linguistic analysis of text.