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A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry, Paperback / softback Book

A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry Paperback / softback


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.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: linguistics
  • ISBN: 9780582550131

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