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Practical stylistics : an approach to poetry / H. G. Widdowson

Main Author Widdowson, H. G. Country Reino Unido. Publication Oxford : Oxford University, 1992 Description XIV, 230 p. ; 22 cm ISBN 0-19-437184-0 CDU 82.0
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This book takes a particular perspective on the nature of poetry and follows this through to proposals for teaching. It focuses attention on how the use of language in short poems can set up conditions for individual interpretation and the representation of reality in ways other than thosewhich are established by normal social convention. This view of poetry, it is argued, leads to a recognition of its essential role in education, and provides a set of principles for an approach to teaching it which integrates the study of language and literature.

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Professor Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna.

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