Registering the Difference: Reading Literature Through Register

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Manchester University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 215 pages
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The concept of register is a tool for readers of all kinds of texts, especially literary ones. This book explains how register can be used without resorting to the full panoply of linguistic jargon.
 

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Contents

The history and the hijacking of register
24
writtenspoken
49
Registers of culture and power
75
Literary register
95
Register and genre
121
Translating register
132
Thomas Hardys voices
170
sounding like poetry
190
Select bibliography
212
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