Katie Wales

Katie Wales is a Special Professor in English Language and Literature at the University of Nottingham. She is a founder member of the Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA), and co-founder of its journal Language and Literature. Her main literary research interests are in stylistics and rhetoric (see her Dictionary of Stylistics,3rd edn 2011). She has written on literature from Old English to the present-day, and on authors as varied as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Philip Larkin and especially Charles Dickens and James Joyce (see her The Language of James Joyce 1992).