Linguistics, Language and Verbal Art

Linguistics, Language and Verbal Art

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This book takes as its central theme the relationship between verbal art and language. After first establishing a methodology, Hasan goes on to present a detailed analysis of how verbal art is constructed out of language, using a poem and a short story as examples. She then provides the theoretical framework, arguing that the understanding and evaluation of verbal art logically depends on an explicit understanding of human language as a socially shared resource for meaning.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 168 x 242 x 12mm | 459.99g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 17figs.43tabs.
  • 0194371557
  • 9780194371551