reviews of the first edition:
‘…a piece of high seriousness…manna from rhetorical heaven for students and researchers with a lot of hard graft ahead of them… ‘(English these days)
‘…an outstanding single-author reference painting… ‘(English)
‘…not only is that this extent indispensable for each person, college students or lecturers, operating in any subject associated with stylistics, it’s miles, like all the best dictionaries, a superb study…’ (Le Lingue del Mondo)
during the last ten years, there have been placing advances in stylistics. those have given upward thrust to new phrases and to revised deliberating standards and re-definitions of phrases. A Dictionary of Stylistics, 2d edition incorporates over six hundred alphabetically indexed entries: completely revised because the first and second editions, it carries many new entries.
Drawing fabric from stylistics and various associated disciplines consisting of sociolinguistics, cognitive linguistics, and conventional rhetoric, the revised 1/3 edition affords a precious reference work for students and instructors of stylistics, in addition to essential discourse analysis and literary complaint. at the same time, it gives a trendy picture of the nature, insights, and methodologies of stylistics. as well as explaining terminology absolutely and concisely, this version contains a subject index for in addition ease of use.
With numerous quotations; motives for lots fundamental terms from grammar and rhetoric; and a complete bibliography, this is a completely unique reference painting and guide for stylistic and textual evaluation. students and teachers at secondary and tertiary levels of English language and literature or English as an overseas or second language, and of linguistics, will discover it a useful supply of records.