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Challenging Change

Literary and Linguistic Responses

Editor(s): Vesna Lopičić and Biljana Mišić Ilić

Book Description

This book, Challenging Change: Literary and Linguistic Responses, is a collection of twenty-three articles which examine change – understood in the broadest sense – as the need of the modern man to redefine, revise, deconstruct and reconstruct previous theories, histories, moralities, social relationships, forms of language and language use. In these times of great change, when the only constant seems to be change itself, the authors of these essays respond to the challenge and approach the notion of change from the perspectives of literary studies and linguistics. The book opens with an introductory overview, followed by twenty-three articles divided into two sections.

The authors of the articles come from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, the United States, Canada, Japan, and Norway.

Hardback

ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-3900-6
ISBN-10: 1-4438-3900-0
Date of Publication: 01/07/2012
Pages / Size: 350 / A5
Price: £44.99
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Biography

Dr Vesna Lopičić is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš, Serbia. She has published a study entitled Fall into Culture: Human Nature in the Work of W. Golding and M. Atwood (2002), two collections of essays on Canadian literature and a number of course books and readers. She co-edited (with B. Mišić Ilić) the collection of essays, Identity Issues: Literary and Linguistic Landscapes, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2010). She teaches English Literature, and British and Canadian Studies courses. Her special interests are the Serbian Diaspora and the novel in English.

Dr Biljana Mišić Ilić is a Full Professor in the English Department, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Niš, Serbia. Her areas of academic interests include syntax, pragmatics, discourse analysis and applied linguistics. She is the author of two coursebooks on syntax, a monograph on syntax-pragmatics interface, and a collection of linguistic essays covering topics in syntax, semantics and discourse. She co-edited (with V. Lopičić) nine books of proceedings from national and international conferences, as well as Identity Issues: Literary and Linguistic Landscapes (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010).