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A Linguistic Guide to English Poetry
Professor Leech has given us the first full-length textbook suitable for teaching the 'new stylistics' to undergraduates. Language and Style
Paperback, 258 pages
Published March 12th 1973 by Longman Publishing Group
(first published January 1st 1973)
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Mar 01, 2016 Rosy rated it really liked it
I took almost 30 years to get to this book, which I have intended or desired to read properly ever since I bought it during my first year of college (the first time around). Why I finally got around to it is another story (or mystery). The book was not what I expected, or had grown to expect, and it was a much more enjoyable experience than I thought it would be. I expected to be introduced to the technicalities of a field, linguistics, unfamiliar to me. Instead, I was taken back to all those te ...more