The Taming of the Text: Explorations in Language, Literature and Culture - Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory 19 (Paperback)Willie van Peer (editor)
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The contributors of this text, first published in 1988, provide a dynamic view of the social functioning of texts, taking account of linguistic, literary and cultural elements. They bring together innovative perspectives on literary analysis and theory, on pragmatics and discourse analysis, as well as on text linguistics and reception theory. Various text types are examined, and the editor introduces each chapter in order to draw them all together to make a fascinating and cohesive whole.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 338
Weight: 191 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm