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Module Reading List

English: Context, Culture and Style, 2017/18, Semester 2
Professor Tony Crowley
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Texts for Purchase (Available in paperback):
Beal, Joan. 2010. An introduction to regional Englishes : dialect variation in England . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Friel, Brian. 1981. Translations. London: Faber.

Graddol, David, Dick Leith, Joan Swann, Rhys Martin and Julia Gillen. (eds) 2007. Changing English . Rev. ed.London: Routledge.

Simpson, Paul. 2014. Stylistics: A Resource Book for Students. 2nd edition. London: Routledge.

Additional Reading:

Biber, Douglas, Susan Conrad and Geoffrey Leech 2002a. Longman student grammar of spoken and written English . London: Longman.
Biber, Douglas, Geoffrey Leech and Susan Conrad 2002b. Longman student grammar of spoken and written English workbook . London: Longman.
Burke, Michael. (ed.) 2014. The Routledge handbook of stylistics . London: Routledge.
Cameron, Deborah. 2001. Working with spoken discourse . London: Sage.
Carter, Ronald et al. 2007. Working with texts : a core introduction to language analysis . 3rd edition. London: Routledge.
Chambers J.K., Peter Trudgill and Natalie Schilling-Estes. (eds) 2002. The handbook of language variation and change . Malden, Mass.: Blackwell.
Crystal, David. 2003. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language . 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Foulkes, Paul and Gerard Docherty. (eds) 1999. Urban voices : accent studies in the British Isles , London: Arnold.
Hogg, Richard and David Denison. 2006. A History of English Language . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Hughes, Arthur, Peter Trudgill and Dominic Watt. 2012 (5th edn). English Accents and Dialects . London: Hodder Education.
Knowles, Gerry. 2002. A Cultural history of the English language . London: Arnold.
Leith, Dick. 1997. A Social History of English . 2nd ed.London: Routledge.
Short, Mick. 1996. Exploring the language of poems, plays, and prose . London: Routledge.
Toolan, Michael. 2001. Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction . 2nd edition. London: Routledge.
Upton, Clive and J.D.A. Widdowson. 1996. An atlas of English dialects . New York: Oxford University Press.
Watts, Richard and Peter Trudgill. 2002. Alternative histories of English . London: Routledge.

This list was last updated on 18/12/2015