Entries from pragmatic stylistics tagged with 'stylistics'

PALA 2009

PALA 2009 was another fantastic conference, with a very wide range of topics discussed, some excellent research presented and the usual general feeling of supportiveness and positivity. There were a number of pragmatically relevant presentations, including plenaries by Keith Oatley...

PALA2009 -- registration now open

Registration is now open for PALA2009 in Middleburg. Check out the conference website for more info. Billy...

free web-based stylistics course

Ling 131 - Language and Style Here's another useful link which you'll all be interested in. It's a free online stylistics course, developed by Mick Short and colleagues at Lancaster. It's really clear and useful with lots of very well...

PALA (Poetics and Linguistics Association)

If you're new to pragmatic stylistics, you might not know about PALA (the Poetics and Linguistics Association). Check out their website and also the website for PALA 2008 this year's conference in Sheffield next week. Billy...

Pragmatic Stylistics Workshop, 16 July 2008

A one-day workshop is taking place at Middlesex University on Wednesday the 16th of July 2008. We expect 30-40 people to be there, including these six speakers: Diane Blakemore, Derek Bousfield, Billy Clark, Anne Furlong, Dan McIntyre, Adrian Pilkington. It's...