The Text and Beyond: Essays in Literary Linguistics

The Text and Beyond: Essays in Literary Linguistics

by Cynthia Bernstein

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Overview

This book demonstrates that the approaches of literary linguistics extend to the many influences outside it—history, culture, or politics—that contribute to our understanding of language.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780817389352
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Publication date: 04/27/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 328
File size: 751 KB

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part 1. Text and Context
The Contextualization of Linguistic Criticism BERNSTEIN CYNTHIA GOLDIN
Part 2. Pattern
Lexico-Syntactic Cohesion in Creeley's “I Know a Man” CHISHOLM WILLIAM S.
Anaphoric and Cataphoric Reference in Dickens's: Our Mutual Friend and James's Tbe Golden Bowl CHILTON CURRY MARY JANE
Comparison and Synthesis: Marianne Moore's Natural and Unnatural Taxonomies MONROE MELISSA
Part 3. Voice
Appropriated Voices in Gordon Weaver's: Eight Corners of the World BERNSTEIN CYNTHIA GOLDIN CAMPBELL EWINC
Script Theory, Perspective, and Message in Narrative: The Case of “Mi suicidio” TOLLIVER JOYCE
Part 4. Conversation
Conversational Style and the Form-Meaning Link in Literary Analysis NOGUCHI REI R.
Conversation and the Fitzgeralds: Conflict or Collaboration? ELLERBY JANET M.
Part 5. Language and Gender
Rosario Castellanos and the New Essay: Writing It Like a Woman PARHAM MARY COMEZ
“Policewoman,” Male Dominance, and the Cooperative Principle FRAZER JUNE M. FRAZER TIMOTHY C.
Part 6. Language and Power
The Language of Power and Powerlessness: Verbal Combat in the Plays of Tennessee Williams WILHELMI NANCY O.
Dialects of Power: The Two-Faced Narrative HOHNE KAREN A.
Part 7. Language and Culture
Literary Data and Linguistic Analysis: The Example of Modern German Immigrant Worker Literature FENNELL B. A.
“What a Parrot Talks”: The Janus Nature of Anglo-Irish Writing BERNSTEIN MASHEY
“You gone have to learn to talk right”: Linguistic Deference and Regional Dialect in Harry Crews's Body JOHNSTONE BARBARA
Contributors
Index

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