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Prose Improvements discusses creative writing and the work of the prose fiction writer from within a framework broadly inspired by Freud, Barthes and modern linguistics. The fourteen chapters use both informal and academic styles.
A meditation on John le Carre's A Perfect Spy includes a response from that author.
Due November 2017 in a first hardback edition of 500 copies, each one numbered and signed by the author. Initial distribution direct from the publisher.
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Hardback. 128pp. £15
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An academic book of seven studies in language pragmatics. Afterword by Adam Gargani.
Includes careful discussions of Relevance Theory, Critical Discourse Analysis, Bakhtin / Volosinov, advertising communication, and human-computer interaction. There's also a re-statement of Freudian dream theory which draws on Chomskyan lingustics and contemporary language pragmatics.
Hardback 240 pages ISBN 9780993587931. RRP £30
Published May 2017. Order now for your Library!
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