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By Fogelin, Robert J
eBook. English.
Published New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011
Rev. ed
In this updated edition of his brief, engaging book, Robert J. Fogelin examines figures of speech that concern meaning - irony hyperbole, understatement...

By Glucksberg, Sam
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001
Sam Glucksberg presents a new theory of metaphor, that metaphors are used in everyday discourse to create new concepts and categories. This process is...

By Giora, Rachel, 1945-
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003
How do we learn to produce and comprehend non-literal language? Competing theories have only partially accounted for the variety of comprehension evoked...

By Poole, Steven, 1972-
Hardback. English.
Published London: Little, Brown, 2006
'Unspeak' is language as a weapon - 'climate change' is less threatening than 'global warming', and when we say 'ethnic cleansing' we really mean murder...

By Kohler, Michelle, 1974- author
eBook. English.
Published Tuscaloosa, Alabama: University of Alabama Press, 2014
Miles of Stare explores the problem of nineteenth-century American literary vision: the strange conflation of visible reality and poetic language that...

By Fowler, Alastair
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Clarendon, 1996
This work explores the extraordinary prominence of astronomical imagery in Renaissance literature. Although the stars were important astrologically, this...

By Bevis, Matthew
eBook. English.
Published Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007
Bevis considers how Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, and Joyce, and their publics, conceived the relations between public speaking and literary expression. By...

By Williams, Gordon, 1935-
Paperback. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2006
Focuses on Shakespeare's sexual language, some of which is notoriously difficult to unravel and whose roots go back into earlier literature. This is a...

By MacKenzie, Clayton G
Book. English.
Published Oxford: Peter Lang, 2001
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