Masanori Toyota Emeritus Professor, Kyoto University and Kansai Gaidai UniversitySAGE Benchmarks in Language and Linguistics presents six-volume collections that bring together the most authoritative and influential research in language and linguistics. Traversing the full breadth of traditional scholarly and applied perspectives, the series is edited by world-leading experts in their fields. Each set starts with a contextualizing introduction from the editor and systematically presents classic and contemporary articles that map out the history, debates, theory and methods core to the field.
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Masanori Toyota is Emeritus Professor of Kyoto University and Kansai Gaidai University. He was educated at Okayama University, Kyoto University and University College London. He is one of the leading linguists in the field of stylistics in Japan and was the organiser of the annual conference of PALA (Poetics and Linguistic Association) held for the first time in Asia at Kansai Gaidai University in 2007. He is the author of Styles of English (Kenkyusha Press), the co-editor of New Horizons in English Language Teaching: Language, Literature and Education (Kansai Gaidai University Press), and the translator of Linguistics and the Novel by Roger Fowler (Kinokuniya Press). He is a former president of the Modern English Association.