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Language and Stylistics in Shakespeare
     

Language and Stylistics in Shakespeare

by Mireille Ravassat
 

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This innovative volume testifies to the current revived interest in Shakespeare's language and style and opens up new and captivating vistas of investigation. Transcending old boundaries between literary and linguistic studies, this engaging collaborative book comes up with an original array of theoretical approaches and new findings. The chapters in the collection

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This innovative volume testifies to the current revived interest in Shakespeare's language and style and opens up new and captivating vistas of investigation. Transcending old boundaries between literary and linguistic studies, this engaging collaborative book comes up with an original array of theoretical approaches and new findings. The chapters in the collection capture a rich diversity of points of view and cover such fields as lexicography, versification, dramaturgy, rhetorical analyses, cognitive and computational corpus-based stylistic studies, offering a holistic vision of Shakespeare's uses of language. The perspective is deliberately broad, confronting ideas and visions at the intersection of various techniques of textual investigation. Such novel explorations of Shakespeare's multifarious artistry and amazing inventiveness in his use of language will cater for a broad range of readers, from undergraduates, postgraduates, scholars and researchers, to poetry and theatre lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441171726
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/21/2011
Series:
Advances in Stylistics Series
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Mireille Ravassat is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language at Valenciennes University, France

Jonathan Culpeper is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Lancaster University, UK

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