Carter, Ronald, 1947-

Language and creativity : the art of common talk / Ronald Carter. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2004. - xiii, 255 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-247) and index.

Section I: Backgrounds and theories ; 1. Approaches to creativity ; 2. Lines and clines: linguistic approaches -- section II: Forms and functions ; 3. Creativity and patterns of talk ; 4. Figures of speech -- section III: Contexts and variations ; 5. Creative language and social context ; 6. Creativity, discourse and social practice -- Epilogue.

0415234484 (alk. paper) 0415234492 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2003-015366


Creativity (Linguistics)
Sociolinguistics.

P37.5.C74 C37 2004