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Literary English since Shakespeare 1 edition

Literary English since Shakespeare
Watson, George

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Literary English since Shakespeare.
Edited by George Watson.

Published 1970 by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The current scene in linguistics, by N. Chomsky.
Realism and the three styles, by E. Auerbach.
The meaning of "literal," by O. Barfield.
On sentence-length, by G. U. Yule.
Monosyllabic lines and words, by A. C. Bradley.
Shakespeare and the language of poetry, by O. Jespersen.
The Baroque style in prose, by M. W. Croll.
Jonson's dramatic prose, by J. A. Barish.
The language of the metaphysicals, by G. Watson.
Milton and the vocabulary of verse and prose, by H. S. Davies.
Science and English prose style, by R. F. Jones.
The style of Dryden's prose, by W. P. Ker.
Pope and the syntax of satire, by J. P. W. Rogers.
Swift and syntactical connection, by L. T. Milic.
Irony in Eighteenth-Century fiction, by W. C. Booth.
The consistency of Johnson's style, by W. K. Wimsatt.
Syntax in Wordsworth's Prelude, by D. Davie.
Scott's linguistic vagaries, by E. M. W. Tillyard.
The language of the Victorians, by F. W. Bateson.
On Dickens, by W. A. Ward.
Dialect in the novels of Hardy and George Eliot, by P. Ingham.
The first paragraph of James's Ambassadors, by I. Watt.
The holy language of modernism, by D. Donoghue.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

A Galaxy book, GB 314


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PR83 .W38 1970

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x, 407 p.
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