Fictions at Work: Language and Social Practice in Fiction

Fictions at Work: Language and Social Practice in Fiction

by Mary M. Talbot
     
 

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In this book, Mary Talbot shows how fiction works in the constitution and reproduction of social life. She discusses both 'high' and 'low' fiction, combining discussion of social context with language analysis. Examples are taken from children's tales, romance, horror and science in her language analysis.
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In this book, Mary Talbot shows how fiction works in the constitution and reproduction of social life. She discusses both 'high' and 'low' fiction, combining discussion of social context with language analysis. Examples are taken from children's tales, romance, horror and science in her language analysis.

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ISBN-13:
9781317896562
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/19/2014
Series:
Language In Social Life
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
248
File size:
5 MB

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