Lydia Kokkola

List of John Benjamins publications for which Lydia Kokkola plays a role.


Subjects Cognition and language | Cognitive linguistics | Theoretical literature & literary studies


Kokkola, Lydia 2009 "Instruction with delight": The narrator's voice in John Newbery's early English children's booksInstructional Writing in English: Studies in honour of Risto Hiltunen, Peikola, Matti, Janne Skaffari and Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen (eds.), pp. 161–185 | Article
Kokkola, Lydia 2009 Truthful (hi)stories in Michael Ondaatje’s Anil’s GhostHumane Readings: Essays on literary mediation and communication in honour of Roger D. Sell, Finch, Jason, Martin Gill, Anthony Johnson, Iris Lindahl-Raittila, Inna Lindgren, Tuija Virtanen and Brita Wårvik (eds.), pp. 119–133 | Article
This paper examines the ways in which fiction and historical fact are combined in Michael Ondaatje’s novel, Anil’s Ghost (2000), which set against the backdrop of the civil war in Sri Lanka. Kokkola argues that the novel foregrounds the contested nature of truth by questioning its value in the… read more