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Module Reading List

Key Concepts of English Language Study: Two, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Christiana Gregoriou
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Austin, J. L. (2006). How to do things with words. In Jaworski, A., & Coupland, N.The discourse reader (2nd Ed.). Routledge, pp. 63-75.

Achebe, C. 1965. English and the African Writer. Transition. 18, pp.27-30.

Bonvillain, N. (ed.) 2016. The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology. London: Routledge.

Burke, M. (ed.) 2014. The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics. London: Routledge.

Carter, R et al. 2007. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis. 3rd edition. London: Routledge.

Chambers, J. K., and Trudgill, P. 1998. Dialectology. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Crystal, D. 2003. English as a global language. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Culpeper, J., Kerswill, P., Wodak, R. McEnery, T. and Katamba, F. 2018. English Language. Description, Variation and Context. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Edwards, J. 2009. Language and Identity: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Garret, P. 2010. Attitudes to Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gregoriou, C. 2009. English Literary Stylistics. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Harrison, T. 1995. Them and [uz]. In: Rutter, C. ed. Permanently Bard, Selected Poems. (Hexham: Bloodaxe).  

Hodson, J. 2016. Dialect in Literature. In: Sotirova, V. ed. The Bloomsbury Companion to Stylistics. London: Bloomsbury, pp.416-430.  

Kramsch, C. 1998. Language and Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Leech, G. and M. Short. 2007. Style in Fiction. 2nd ed. Harlow: Longman Pearson.

Meyerhoff, M. 2019. Introducing Sociolinguistics. Oxon: Routledge.

Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, 1981. The Language of African Literature. In: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o. Decolonising the mind: the politics of language in African literature. London: James Currey, pp. 4-33. 

Mugglestone, L. 2007. Talking Proper: The Rise of Accent as a Social Symbol. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Short, M. 1996. Exploring the Language of Poems, Plays and Prose. London: Routledge.

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

Stockwell, P. and S. Whiteley (eds). 2014. The Cambridge Handbook of Stylistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Swift, J. 1712. A proposal for correcting, improving and ascertaining the English tongue. London: Printed for Benj. Tooke.

Toolan, M. 2001. Narrative: A Critical Linguistic Introduction. 2nd edition. London: Routledge.






This list was last updated on 13/12/2021