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By Katie Wales

Reviews of the 1st edition:

'...a paintings of excessive seriousness...manna from rhetorical heaven for college students and researchers with loads of demanding graft sooner than them... '(English Today)

'...an notable single-author reference work... '(English)

'...Not purely is that this quantity indispensible for somebody, scholars or teachers, operating in any box regarding stylistics, it truly is, like any the easiest dictionaries, a superb read...' (Le Lingue del Mondo)

Over the previous ten years there were amazing advances in stylistics. those have given upward push to new phrases and to revised taking into consideration techniques and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, second variation includes over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: absolutely revised because the first and moment variants, it comprises many new entries.

Drawing fabric from stylistics and a number similar disciplines akin to sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and standard rhetoric, the revised 3rd variation offers a important reference paintings for college kids and lecturers of stylistics, in addition to severe discourse research and literary feedback. while it presents a common photograph of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology essentially and concisely, this variation includes a topic index for additional ease of use.

With a number of quotations; factors for lots of simple phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a accomplished bibliography, this can be a targeted reference paintings and guide for stylistic and textual research. scholars and lecturers at secondary and tertiary degrees of English language and literature or English as a overseas or moment language, and of linguistics, will locate it a useful resource of information.

Katie Wales is Professor of contemporary English Language, college of Leeds and Dean of studying and instructing within the school of Arts.

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