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Reviews of the 1st edition:

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

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

'...Not in simple terms is that this quantity indispensible for someone, scholars or teachers, operating in any box relating to stylistics, it really is, like any the simplest dictionaries, a superb read...' (Le Lingue del Mondo)

Over the prior ten years there were notable advances in stylistics. those have given upward push to new phrases and to revised deliberating techniques and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, 2d version includes over six hundred alphabeticlly indexed entries: absolutely revised because the first and moment versions, it comprises many new entries.

Drawing fabric from stylistics and more than a few similar disciplines similar to sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics and conventional rhetoric, the revised 3rd version offers a useful reference paintings for college students and academics of stylistics, in addition to severe discourse research and literary feedback. while it presents a basic photo of the character, insights and methodologies of stylistics. in addition to explaining terminology truly and concisely, this variation features a topic index for additional ease of use.

With a number of quotations; reasons for lots of easy phrases from grammar and rhetoric; and a entire bibliography, it is a exact 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 international or moment language, and of linguistics, will locate it a useful resource of information.

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

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