The Language of Suspense in Crime Fiction : A Linguistic Stylistic Approach

This book introduces readers to linguistic stylistic analysis and combines both literary and linguistic analysis to explore suspense in crime fiction. Employing critical linguistics, discourse analysis and functional grammar, it demonstrates that suspense in plot-based stories is created through non...

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Main Author: Dutta-Flanders, Reshmi
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017, 2017
Edition:1st ed. 2017
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • - Chapter 1: Manipulated Context
  • Chapter 2: Double function
  • Chapter 3: Disposition
  • Chapter 4: Orientation
  • Chapter 5: Contrasting mind styles
  • Chapter 6: Conclusion