Literature and the English language

Authored by: Geoff Hall

The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies

Print publication date:  June  2018
Online publication date:  July  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138913455
eBook ISBN: 9781351001724
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It is often felt that there is something special about language used in literature. The study of ‘English’ was dominated for a long time by the study of English language literature. The ‘best’ English language use was supposed to be found in literature.

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