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Anne Furlong

Linguistics and literature, specifically pragmatics and stylistics; Victorian literature, particularly women's writing and material culture; literary theory, specifically with regard to the canon -- formation and evaluation; interpretive strategies and literature; pedagogical applications of pragmatics

Degrees: 
  • B.A., MUN, 1977
  • PhD (Linguistics) UCL, 1996
Position: 
Associate Professor
Department: 
English
Faculty: 
Arts
Phone: 
(902) 566-0677
Research Interests: 
  • Linguistics - pragmatics/interpretation
  • Relationship of relevance theory to literary studies
  • 19th Century literature - women, literary culture