English Language & Linguistics

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Dr Reshmi Dutta-Flanders

Honorary Research Fellow

English Language & Linguistics



Dr Reshmi Dutta-Flanders has been teaching at the University of Kent since 2003. After receiving her PhD degree in Applied Linguistics, she has contributed to the educational programmes in the Unit of Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (UELT) and at the Centre for English and World Languages (CEWL). Reshmi joined the Department of English Language and Linguistics (ELL) as an Assistant Lecturer in 2010 where she taught Stylistics, World Englishes, Language in the Media and Language and Gender at the Department of English Language Studies (ELS) at Canterbury Christ Church University. 

Reshmi’s research interests are in criminal narratives, and in the varieties of English Language.  She has published on ‘functional nativeness’ in English news discourse, and on ‘suspense in crime fiction’ based on a linguistics and stylistics approach.  Reshmi is currently an Honorary Research Fellow at ELL, and working on her first monograph forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan: The Language of Suspense in Crime Fiction: A Linguistic Stylistic Approach.

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Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Dutta-Flanders, R. (2017). The Language of Suspense in Crime Fiction: A Linguistic Stylistic Approach. [Online]. Palgrave Macmillan. Available at: http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137470270.
Dutta-Flanders, R. (2014). Concealment and Revelation: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Reader Suspense. Style [Online] 48:219-242. Available at: https://www.questia.com/library/journal/1G1-403448137/concealment-and-revelation-an-interdisciplinary-approach.
Dutta-Flanders, R. (2012). Functional Nativeness in Outer Circle and Expanding Circle. Linguistic and Extra-linguistic Problems of Communication:285-321.
Total publications in KAR: 3 [See all in KAR]
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