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              Language in Literature: Style and Foregrounding
               

              Language in Literature: Style and Foregrounding (Hardback)

              By Leech, Geoffrey

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              Over a period of over forty years, Geoffrey Leech has made notable contributions to the field of literary stylistics, using the interplay between linguistic form and literary function as a key to the 'mystery' of how a text comes to be invested with artistic potential. In this bo...ok, seven earlier papers and articles, read previously only by a restricted audience, have been brought together with four new chapters, the whole volume showing a continuity of approach across a period when all too often literary and linguistic studies have appeared to drift further apart. Leech sets the concept of 'foregrounding' (also known as defamiliarization) at the heart of the interplay between form and interpretation. Through practical and insightful examination of how poems, plays and prose works produce special meaning, he counteracts the 'flight from the text' that has characterized thinking about language and literature in the last thirty years, when the response of the reader, rather than the characteristics and meaning potential of the text itself, have been given undue prominence. The book provides an enlightening analysis of well-known (as well as less well-known) texts of great writers of the past, including Keats, Shelley, Samuel Johnson, Shaw, Dylan Thomas, and Virginia Woolf.
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              ISBN 9781138134072
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Textual Explorations
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              Multimodality and Active Listenership: A Corpus Approach
               

              Multimodality and Active Listenership: A Corpus Approach (Hardback)

              By Knight, Dawn; Editorial board member Baker, Paul; Cermak, Frantisek; Conrad, Susan; Leech, Geoffrey

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              Taking as its starting point the fact that language is not a mirror of reality but lets us share what we know, believe and think about reality, this book focuses on language as a social phenomenon, and makes visible the attitudes and beliefs expressed by the members of a discours...e community.
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              ISBN 9781441167231
              Released NZ 13 Oct 2011
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Corpus and Discourse
              Language (English)
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              Corpus Annotation: Linguistic Information from Computer Text Corpora
               

              Corpus Annotation: Linguistic Information from Computer Text Corpora (Hardback)

              By Garside, R. G.; Leech, Geoffrey; Mcenery, Anthony Mark

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Corpus Annotation gives an up-to-date picture of this fascinating new area of research, and will provide essential reading for newcomers to the field as well as those already involved in corpus annotation. Early chapters introduce the different levels and techniques of corpus ann...otation. Later chapters deal with software developments, applications, and the development of standards for the evaluation of corpus annotation. While the book takes detailed account of research world-wide, its focus is particularly on the work of the UCREL (University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language) team at Lancaster University, which has been at the forefront of developments in the field of corpus annotation since its beginnings in the 1970s.
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              ISBN 9781138148581
              Released NZ 10 Jul 2016
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Pragmatics of Politeness
               

              The Pragmatics of Politeness (Hardback)

              By Leech, Geoffrey

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              This readable book presents a new general theoretical understanding of politeness. It offers an account of a wide range of politeness phenomena in English, illustrated by hundreds of examples of actual language use taken largely from authentic British and American sources.

              ISBN 9780195341386
              Released NZ 10 Jul 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics
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              The Pragmatics of Politeness
               

              The Pragmatics of Politeness (Paperback)

              By Leech, Geoffrey

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              This readable book presents a new general theoretical understanding of politeness. It offers an account of a wide range of politeness phenomena in English, illustrated by hundreds of examples of actual language use taken largely from authentic British and American sources.

              ISBN 9780195341355
              Released NZ 10 Jul 2014
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics
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              A Communicative Grammar of English
               

              A Communicative Grammar of English (Hardback, 3rd edition)

              By Leech, Geoffrey; Svartvik, Jan

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              A Communicative Grammar of English was first published in 1975 and since then the book has established itself as a grammar innovative in approach, reliable in coverage, and clear in its explanations. It is now available in this fully revised and redesigned third edition to provid...e up-to-date and accessible help to teachers, advanced learners and undergraduates students of English. A completely new Workbook co-authored by ELT specialists Edward Woods and Rudy Coppieters will also accompany this edition. This edition is divided into three parts: Part One: A guide to the use of this book, this looks at the way English grammar varies in different types of English, for example formal and informal, spoken and written Part Two: Grammar in use, the most important part, presents grammar through the eyes of the communicator and focuses on the uses of grammar rather than on grammatical structure Part Three: A-Z in English grammar provides an alphabetically arranged guide to English grammar
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              ISBN 9781138836891
              Released NZ 2 Nov 2015
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Longman's Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English Paper
               

              Longman's Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English Paper (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Biber, Douglas; Conrad, Susan; Leech, Geoffrey

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              This grammar reference is written for the advanced student. It combines explanations of English grammar with information on how, when and why we use different structures. It shows the differences between spoken and written grammar and includes frequency information on the most co...mmon forms.
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              ISBN 9780582237261
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2002
              Publisher Pearson Education
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Grammar Reference
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              Longmans Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English Workbook
               

              Longmans Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English Workbook (Paperback)

              By Conrad, Susan; Biber, Douglas; Leech, Geoffrey

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              This grammar reference is written for the advanced student. It combines explanations of English grammar with information on how, when and why we use different structures. It shows the differences between spoken and written grammar and includes frequency information on the most co...mmon forms.
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              ISBN 9780582539426
              Released NZ 30 Jun 2002
              Publisher Pearson Education
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              Series Grammar Reference
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              English Grammar for Today: A New Introduction
               

              English Grammar for Today: A New Introduction (Paperback, 2nd ed. 2005)

              By Leech, Geoffrey; Deuchar, Margaret; Hoogenraad, Robert

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              This second edition of English Grammar for Today offers an introduction, placing grammar in its educational and cultural context, offering a thorough but accesssible 6 chapter introduction to grammar which is then applied in remaining chapters. Robert Hoogeraad is from the NT Dep...artment of Education.
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              ISBN 9781403916426
              Released NZ 28 Oct 2005
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry
               

              A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 1st New edition)

              By Leech, Geoffrey

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              Professor Leech has given us the first full-length textbook suitable for teaching the 'new stylistics' to undergraduates. Language and Style

              ISBN 9780582550131
              Released NZ 12 Mar 1973
              Publisher Taylor & Francis
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series English Language Series
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