Teaching Stylistics by Lesley JeffriesTeaching Stylistics by Lesley Jeffries

Teaching Stylistics

byLesley JeffriesEditorD. McIntyre

Paperback | June 13, 2011

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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.
CAROL BELLARD-THOMSON, Researcher, University of Huddersfield, UK DEREK BOUSFIELD, Head of the Division of Linguistics, English Language, Literature and Culture, University of Central Lancashire, UK BEATRIX BUSSE, Professor of English (historical) Linguistics, Germany ANNA CHESNOKOVA, Associate Professor in the Translation Departmen...
Title:Teaching StylisticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:275 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.71 inPublished:June 13, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230235883

ISBN - 13:9780230235885


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on the contributors Introduction; D.McIntyre & L.Jeffries PART I: THEORETICAL ISSUES The place of stylistics in the English curriculum; D.McIntyre A teaching career in three chapters and three examples: why I teach stylistics, how I teach it, and why I enjoy it; M.Short Joining the stylistics discourse community: corpus evidence for the learning processes involved in acquiring skills for stylistic analysis; C.Bellard-Thomson Processes of interpretation: using meta-analysis to inform pedagogic practice; M.Short, D.McIntyre, L.Jeffries & D.Bousfield Using stylistics to teach literature to non-native speakers; A.Chesnokova & V. Yakuba Learning without teaching: literature and the REDES project; W.van Peer, S.Zyngier & A.Chesnokova PART II: PEDAGOGY IN PRACTICE Teaching the stylistics of poetry; L.Jeffries Teaching the stylistics of drama; B.Busse Teaching the stylistics of prose fiction; M.Toolan Teaching non-literary stylistics; M.Lambrou Teaching multimodal stylistics; N.Nørgaard Teaching cognitive stylistics; D.West Appendix 1: Chronology of key events in stylistics 343 Appendix 2: List of key works in stylistics 347 Appendix 3: An annotated bibliography of further reading and resources in stylistics 350 Appendix 4: List of key stylisticians and their contributions to the discipline 361 Appendix 5: A survey of current provision of postgraduate courses in stylistics in the UK and US 366 Index