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A linguistic guide to English poetry /
Geoffrey N. Leech.
imprint
London : Longman, 1969
description
xv, 240 p. --
ISBN
0582550130
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Book
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imprint
London : Longman, 1969
isbn
0582550130
general note
Includes indexes.
catalogue key
500332
 
Bibliography: p. [229]-232.
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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
"Professor Leech has given us the first full- textbook suitable for teaching the 'new stylistics' to undergraduates." Language and Style
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Summaries
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Seeks to demonstrate that the study of English poetry is enriched by the insights of modern linguistic analysis, and that linguistic and critical disciplines are not separate but complementary. Examining a wide range of poetry, Professor Leech considers many aspects of poetic style, including the language of past and present, creative language, poetic licence, repetition, sound, metre, context and ambiguity.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Poetry and the Language of past and present
Examples for discussion
The Creative use of Language
Examples for discussion
Variations of Poetic Licence
Examples for discussion
Foregrounding and Interpretation
Examples for discussion
Verbal Repetition
Examples for discussion
Patterns of Sound
Examples for discussion
Metre
Examples for discussion
The Irrational in Poetry
Examples for discussion
Figurative Language
Examples for discussion
Honest Deceptions
Examples for discussion
Implications of context
Examples for discussion
Ambiguity and Indeterminacy
Example for discussion
Conclusion
Suggestions for further reading
General Index
Index of sources of examples for discussion
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