Seeks to demonstrate that the study of English poetry is enriched by the insights of modern linguistic analysis, and that linguistic and critical disciplines are not separate but complementary. Examining a wide range of poetry, Professor Leech considers many aspects of poetic style, including the language of past and present, creative language, poetic licence, repetition, sound, metre, context and ambiguity.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 14 mm
"Professor Leech has given us the first full-length textbook suitable for teaching the 'new stylistics' to undergraduates."
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