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Language and Scottish Literature: 2

Language and Scottish Literature: 2

Scottish Language and Literature

by John Corbett
Paperback
Publication Date: 01/02/1997
  $51.00
This practical introduction to ways of using theories of language to explore different aspects of Scottish literature includes material on:varieties of Scots and Scottish English; linguistic approaches to literary studies; the grammar of texts; vocabulary; metaphor; poetic metre; language in use; point of view; narrative; stereotypes of the Scots; discourse; and reading older Scottish texts. Extensive examples demonstrate the application of the theories, from poems and ballads to a football report, and from short stories to extracts from film scripts and plays.
ISBN:
9780748608263
9780748608263
Category:
Philosophy of language
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
01-02-1997
Language:
English
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
288
Dimensions (mm):
234x156x30mm
Weight:
0.52kg

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