English Language & Linguistics


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Dr Jeremy Scott

Senior Lecturer in English Language and Literature


Office: Rutherford W4.S5

Office Hours: Wednesday 10.00-11.00 am


I teach and research on the border between language and literary studies. Specifically, I teach in the areas of literary stylistics, narrative and narratology, critical linguistic, literary and cultural theory, and also teach creative writing. My current research interests are in fictional technique, literary representations of dialect, the relationship between narratives and identity and stylistics-based approaches to creative writing and creativity in general. I have published on contemporary British and Irish fiction, on literary stylistics, travel literature, and also my own creative work.

My personal website can be found at http://jeremy-scott.co.uk

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Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Scott, J. (2013). Creative Writing and Stylistics: Creative and Critical Approaches. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Scott, J. (2009). The Demotic Voice in Contemporary British Fiction. [Online]. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available at: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=305593.
Scott, J. (2016). Midlands Cadences: Narrative Voices in the Work of Alan Sillitoe. Language and Literature [Online] 25:312-327. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0963947016645001.
Scott, J. (2014). Black Shuck (or God's Windows). International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing [Online] 11:168-181. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14790726.2014.882958.
Scott, J. (2010). Eucharist (or The Lark Ascending). New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing [Online] 7:107-122. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14790721003777766.
Scott, J. (2009). The Gloaming. Stand Magazine [Online] 9:40-46. Available at: http://www.people.vcu.edu/~dlatane/stand-maga/.
Scott, J. (2008). England Calling: A Narratological Exploration of Martin Amis's 'London Fields'. International Journal of the Humanities [Online] 6:59-66. Available at: http://ijh.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.26/prod.1438.
Scott, J. (2007). Shared and Told Tales: Multiculturalism and Participatory Narrative Identities in Zadie Smith's 'White Teeth'. International Journal of the Humanities [Online] 5:207-214. Available at: http://ijhar.cgpublisher.com/.
Scott, J. (2005). Talking Back at the Centre: Demotic Language in Contemporary Scottish Fiction. Literature Compass [Online] 2:1-26. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1741-4113.2005.00148.x.
Book section
Scott, J. (2016). Worlds from Words: Theories of World-building as Creative Writing Toolbox. in: Gavins, J. and Lahey, E. eds. World Building: Discourse in the Mind. London: Bloomsbury.
Scott, J. (2014). Creative Writing and Stylistics. in: Burke, M. ed. The Routledge Handbook of Stylistics. London: Routledge, pp. 423-439. Available at: https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-Stylistics/Burke/p/book/9780415527903.
Scott, J. (2012). Creative Writing: a Stylistics Approach. in: Burke, M. et al. eds. Pedagogical Stylistics: Current Trends in Language, Literature and ELT. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 96-112. Available at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/pedagogical-stylistics-9781441140104/.
Scott, J. (2007). The Soul of the Eye and the Words on the Page: Ruskin's Literary Vision and The King of the Golden River. in: March-Russell, P. and Casaliggi, C. eds. Ruskin in Perspective: Contemporary Essays. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Available at: http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/Ruskin-in-Perspective--Contemporary-Essays.htm.
Scott, J. (2017). The 2017 Babel Lecture given by Peter French. Babel: the language magazine [Online]:48-49. Available at: http://www.babelzine.com.
Scott, J. (2016). Review: the Second Annual Babel Lecture. Babel: the language magazine [Online]:47-47. Available at: http://www.babelzine.com.
Scott, J. (2018). The Language of Creative Writing. in: The Routledge Handbook of English Language Studies. London, UK: Routledge.
Scott, J. (2018). The Experimental Short Story. in: The Edinburgh Companion to the Short Story in English. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press.
Scott, J. (2017). Cognitive Poetics and Creative Practice: Beginning the Conversation. New Writing [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14790726.2017.1376800.
Scott, J. (2016). City Songs. Breve New Stories.
Total publications in KAR: 19 [See all in KAR]
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Jeremy Scott teaches modules on stylistics and language in the media.

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English Language & Linguistics, School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

Enquiries: +44(0)1227 823638 or email English Language & Linguistics

Last Updated: 04/09/2017