From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A literary language is the form of a language used in its literary writing. It can be either a nonstandard dialect or a standardized variety of the language.
Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia Of Literature says that figurative language can be classified in five categories: resemblance or relationship, emphasis or understatement, figures of sound, verbal games, and errors.
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Written language <-> Literary language. The paragraph duplicated below is about the written language of English. The written language is obviously commonly deployed to write down the literary language, but it is not obvious that the literary language would have anything directly to do with the spelling etc.
Pages in category "Literature by language" The following 40 pages are in this category, out of 40 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
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Language and Literature is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes articles in the field of stylistics. The journal's editor is Dan McIntyre. It has been published since 1992, first by Longman and then by SAGE Publications in association with the Poetics and Linguistics Association. Language and Literature DisciplineHumanities LanguageEnglish Edited byDan McIntyre Publication details History1992-present Publisher SAGE Publications FrequencyQuarterly Impact factor 0.692 Standard abbreviat
Language and Literature covers the latest developments in the theory and practice of stylistics, the linguistic analysis of style in language. It has a broad coverage and offers easy access to cutting edge research in the field.
Language and Literature is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases, SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2018 impact factor is 0.692, ranking it 114 out of 184 journals in the category ‘Linguistics’.
The journal was originally called Parlance and was an in-house publication of the Poetics and Linguistics Association. Parlance was edited by Mick Short and produced at Lancaster University. Between 1988 and 1992, eight issues were published. In 1992 the journal was contracted to Longman and its name changed to Language and Literature. When Longman relinquished its journal activities in 1996, the journal was contracted to SAGE Publications. The name Parlance was revived in 2004 as the title of t
Literary Language the developed form of a national language, with norms fixed in writing to varying extents; the language of all manifestations of culture that are expressed in words. The concept of a “developed form” is historically variable (in different ages and with different peoples).
In philosophy of language, genre figures prominently in the works of philosopher and literary scholar Mikhail Bakhtin. Bakhtin's basic observations were of "speech genres" (the idea of heteroglossia ), modes of speaking or writing that people learn to mimic, weave together, and manipulate (such as "formal letter" and "grocery list", or ...
Longinus defines the literary sublime as "excellence in language", the "expression of a great spirit" and the power to provoke "ecstasy" in one's readers. Longinus holds that the goal of a writer should be to produce a form of ecstasy.
Literary language is a register that is used in literary criticism and general discussion on some literary work. (tahir) For much of its history there has been a distinction in the English language between an elevated literary language and a colloquial language.