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  • History of Englishby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 25.95

    History of English: * covers the development of the English language from the 5th century to the present day * contains a `mini-corpus' of texts, used for exercises and to illustrate points raised in the commentary * introduces key linguistic concepts * provides `discussion points' to generate debate * involves readers in collecting and analysing... more...

  • History of Englishby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 29.95

    Whilst maintaining the accessibility for the beginner, the level of this second edition has been raised by the addition of much more detail, a greater focus on theories and controversies, and a clearer route to key works in the field. History of English : examines the history of the English language in order to explain the English that is used today... more...

  • Impolitenessby Jonathan Culpeper

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    A fascinating account of how impolite behaviour works. more...

  • Historical Sociopragmaticsby Jonathan Culpeper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 120.00

    Originally published as a special issue of Journal of Historical Pragmatics 10:2 (2009), this is the first book to map out historical sociopragmatics, a multidisciplinary field located within historical pragmatics, but overlapping with socially-oriented fields, such as sociolinguistics and critical discourse analysis. Historical sociopragmatics has... more...

  • Language and Characterisationby Jonathan Culpeper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Textual Explorations General Editors- Mick Short, Lancaster University Elena Semino, Lancaster University The focus of this series is on the stylistic analysis of literary and non-literary texts, and the theoretical issues which such work raises. Textual Explorations will include books that cover studies of literary authors, genres and other groupings,... more...

  • Cognitive Stylisticsby Elena Semino; Jonathan Culpeper

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00

    This book represents the state of the art in cognitive stylistics a rapidly expanding field at the interface between linguistics, literary studies and cognitive science. The twelve chapters combine linguistic analysis with insights from cognitive psychology and cognitive linguistics in order to arrive at innovative accounts of a range of literary and... more...

  • Exploring the Language of Dramaby Jonathan Culpeper; Mick Short; Peter Verdonk

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Exploring the Language of Drama introduces students to the stylistic analysis of drama. Written in an engaging and accessible style, the contributors use techniques of language analysis, particularly from discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics and pragmatics, to explore the language of plays. The contributors demonstrate the validity of analysing... more...

  • APPROACHES TO CORPUS STYLISTICS: THE CORPUS, THE Cby David L. Hoover; Jonathan Culpeper; Kieran O'Halloran

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Digital Literary Studies presents a broad and varied picture of the promise and potential of methods and approaches that are crucially dependent upon the digital nature of the literary texts it studies and the texts and collections of texts with which they are compared. It focuses on style, diction, characterization, and interpretation of single... more...

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