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Dr Marina Lambrou

Associate Professor in English Language and Linguistics

About

I am an Associate Professor in English Language and Linguistics and was previously Head of Department and Course Director for BA English Language and Linguistics. I am also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (HEA). I joined Kingston University in May 2008 having worked at several universities including Goldsmiths College (University of London) and Middlesex University. Prior to teaching at HE level, I was the Evening Director at International House Language School, London which I managed I managed the school and also taught ELT for many years. I am the current Chair of the Poetics and Linguistics Society (PALA). https://www.pala.ac.uk/

My teaching, research and publications are mainly in literary and non-literary stylistics; media discourses;  narratology with a focus on personal and trauma narratives and more recently on disnarration in fictional and factual texts; and teaching pedagogy.  

Areas of specialism

  • Narratology
  • Stylistics
  • Personal narratives
  • Trauma narratives
  • Media stylistics
  • Discourse stylistics
  • Media discourses
  • Teaching pedagogy

Qualifications

  • PhD
  • Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DipELTA) , International House, London
  • MA in Applied Linguistics: Sociocultural Approaches , Goldsmith College, University of London
  • BA (Hons) in Communication Studies (Major), English & Literary Studies and TEFL , Middlesex University
  • RSA Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) , International House

Professional membership

I am also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (HEA).

Research

I conduct research in literary and non-literary stylistics; narratology, including disnarration, and personal and trauma narratives; media stylistics/ media discourses; and teaching pedagogy. 

Publications

Number of items: 23.

Article

Lambrou, Marina (2018) From alternative facts to tender age shelters : how euphemisms become political weapons of mass distraction. The Conversation,

Lambrou, Marina [Reviewer] (2017) Book review of: "Sylvia Plath and the language of affective states : written discourse and the experience of depression" by Zsofia Demjen. Language and Literature, 26(4), pp. 361-364. ISSN (print) 0963-9470

Lambrou, Marina (2016) Telling stories. Lingo: The Language Magazine for Young Readers, 1(3), pp. 22-23.

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Lambrou, Marina [Reviewer] (2014) Book review of: 'Corpus stylistics and Dickens's fiction' by Michaela Malhberg. English Language & Linguistics, 18(1), pp. 202-207. ISSN (print) 1360-6743

Lambrou, M. (2014) Narrative, text and time: telling the same story twice in the oral narrative reporting of 7/7. Language and Literature, 23(1), pp. 32-48. ISSN (print) 0963-9470

Lambrou, Marina (2003) Collaborative oral narratives of general experience: when an interview becomes a conversation. Language and Literature, 12(2), pp. 153-174. ISSN (print) 0963-9470

Book

Lambrou, Marina (2019) Disnarration and the unmentioned in fact and fiction. London, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. 112p. ISBN 9781137507778 (In Press)

Lambrou, Marina, ed. (2014) Narrative. Sage Journals. 98p. (Language and Literature) ISSN (print) 0963-9470

Durant, Alan and Lambrou, Marina (2009) Language and media: a resource book for students. Abingdon, U.K. : Routledge. 269p. (Routledge English Language Introductions) ISBN 9780415475747

Lambrou, Marina and Stockwell, Peter, eds. (2007) Contemporary stylistics. London, U.K. : Continuum. 287p. ISBN 9780826493859

Book Section

Lambrou, Marina (2018) 'La La Land' : counterfactuality, disnarration and the forked (motorway) path. In: Page, R , Busse, B and Nørgaard, N, (eds.) Rethinking language, text and context : interdisciplinary research in stylistics in honour of Michael Toolan. London, U.K. : Routledge. (Unpublished)

Lambrou, Marina (2017) Dialogism in journalistic discourse : an analysis of Ian McEwan's "Savagely Awoken". In: Mildorf, Jarmila and Thomas, Bronwen, (eds.) Dialogue across media. Amsterdam, Netherlands : John Benjamins. pp. 137-154. (Dialogue Studies, no. 28) ISSN (print) 1875-1792 ISBN 9789027210456

Lambrou, Marina (2016) Discourse stylistics. In: Sotirova, Violeta, (ed.) The Bloomsbury Companion to Stylistics. London, U.K. : Bloomsbury. pp. 92-108. (Bloomsbury companions) ISBN 9781441160058

Lambrou, Marina (2015) Pedagogical stylistics in an ELT teacher training setting: a case study. In: Teranishi, Masayuki , Saito, Yoshifumi and Wales, Katie, (eds.) Literature and Language Learning in the EFL Classroom. London, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 298-315. ISBN 9781137443656

Lambrou, Marina (2014) Narratives of trauma re-lived: the ethnographer's paradox and other tales. In: Thomas, Bronwen and Round, Julia, (eds.) Real lives and celebrity stories: narratives of ordinary and extraordinary people across media. London, U.K. : Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 113-128. ISBN 9781441102386

Lambrou, Marina (2014) Stylistics, conversation analysis and the cooperative principle. In: Burke, Michael, (ed.) The Routledge handbook of stylistics. London, U.K. : Routledge. pp. 136-154. (Routledge Handbooks in English Language Studies) ISBN 9780415527903

Lambrou, Marina and Durant, Alan (2014) The analysis of the media. In: Stockwell, Peter and Whitely, Sarah, (eds.) The Cambridge Handbook of Stylistics. Cambridge, U.K. : Cambridge University Press. pp. 503-519. (Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics) ISBN 9781107028876

Lambrou, Marina (2011) Teaching non-literary stylistics. In: Jeffries, Lesley and McIntyre, Dan, (eds.) Teaching Stylistics. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. (Teaching the New English) ISBN 9780230235878

Lambrou, Marina and Stockwell, Peter (2007) Introduction: the state of contemporary stylistics. In: Lambrou, Marina and Stockwell, Peter, (eds.) Contemporary stylistics. London, U.K. : Continuum. pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780826493859

Lambrou, Marina (2007) Oral accounts of personal experiences: when is a narrative a recount? In: Lambrou, Marina and Stockwell, Peter, (eds.) Contemporary stylistics. London, U.K. : Continuum. pp. 195-208. ISBN 9780826493859

Lambrou, Marina (2007) Telling stories: males and females doing gender in personal narratives about trouble. In: Jeffries, Lesley , McIntyre, Dan and Bousfield, Derek, (eds.) Stylistics and social cognition: PALA 25. Amsterdam : Rodopi. pp. 125-139. (PALA, no. 4) ISBN 9789042023123

Thesis

Lambrou, Marina (2005) Story patterns in oral narratives : a variationist critique of Labov and Waletzky's model of narrative schemas. (PhD thesis), Middlesex University, uk.bl.ethos.419746.

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