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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases

By Peter Mark Roget

This book "supplies a vocabulary of English words and idiomatic phrases 'arranged … according to the ideas which they express'. The thesaurus, continually expanded and updated, has always remained in print, but this reissued first edition shows the impressive breadth of Roget's own knowledge and interests."


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Book Information

   

Title: Critical Stylistics
Subtitle: The Power of English
Written By: Lesley Jeffries
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=264101
Series Title: Perspectives on the English Language
Description:

How does language affect us? Critical Discourse Analysis provides a general theory of the impact that texts can have on readers. Stylistics provides detailed tools of analysis for understanding how texts work. This book combines these strengths to uncover the deep-seated ideologies of everyday texts.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Ling & Literature
Subject Language(s): English

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0333964489
ISBN-13: 9780333964484
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0333964497
ISBN-13: 9780333964491
Pages: 216
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99