Alabi, V.A. (Mrs.)
Status: Professor
Department: English

Dr Mrs Alabi

 


Her Publications are:

 

  1. Alabi, V. A. (2010), "Problems of an Emergent Written Language of the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) in Nigeria". MARANG: Journal of Language and Literature, Department of English , Gaborone, Botswana.
  2. Alabi, V. A. (2010) " The highway Code in Nigeria: Examples of Domestic Strategies. Semiotica". University of Toronto, United State of America
  3. Alabi, V. A. & E.O. Bamigbola. (2009) Patterns of Illocutionary Acts in Selected British and Nigerian Funeral Orations.  Vol.4, January, 92 -106. Lagos Papers in  English Studies. Department of English, Lagos State University.  
  4. Alabi, V. A. (2009) Syntactic and Lexico- Semantic Structures of Proverbs in Achebe’s And Adimora- Ezeigbo’s Trilogies. In Language, Gender and Politics. A Festschrift for Yisa Kehinde Yusuf. Odebunmi Akin (Nigeria), Arua E. Arua   (Botswana), Sailal Arimi (Indonesia) (eds.) 515-530. Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization. (CBAAC) 
  5. Alabi, V. A. (2009). A Stylo-Pragmatic Analysis of a Discourse in the Garden of Eden.  Journal of Arts and Education (JOLAE) Vol. 3 No 2, December; 34-46. IBB University, Lapai. 
  6. Alabi, V. A. (2009). Lexico-Semantic Variation in Nigerian English: The example of Binomials. Contemporary Humanities Vol. 3, September; 9-18. School of Education and Humanities, Babcock University.
  7. Alabi, V. A. & Adedimeji, M. A. (2009).  The Nexus between Stylistics and Poetry: An Analysis of Selected Poems. Reinventing the English Language in Nigeria in the Context of Globalization and Decolonization. 216-222. Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA).   
  8. Alabi, V. A. (2006) Fourteen Commonly Abused Particles in Nigerian English. Vol. VII; 19-26. Maiduguri Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies (MAJOLLS). University of Maiduguri.
  9. Alabi, V. A. (2005) Deductive Semiotics of the Demonic and the Apocalyptic Theses in Selected South African Prose Writings. Vol. 2, 134-153. Ibadan Journal of English Studies, Department of English, University of Ibadan.    
  10. Alabi, V. A. (2004) Mother is Supreme: A Semiotic Reading of Motherhood and Womanhood in Three of Achebe’s Novels. In Emerging Perspectives on Chinua Achebe. Vol 2 Ernest N. Emenyonu & Iniobong I. Uko (eds.), (University of Michigan, Flint) 385- 393. United States of America: World Press, Inc. *Book Preview @ http://books.google.com.ng/book?id=Emerging   +perspective+on+chinua+achebe
  11. Alabi, V. A. (2004) Icons of Oppression and Resistance in Apartheid South African Literature. ALORE, Ilorin Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 14; 40-59, Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin.
  12. Alabi, V. A. (2003) Affinities between the Registers of Medical Science and Christian Religion. In. African Culture, Modern Science and Religious Thought. P. Ade Dopamu et al. (eds.) 254- 264. University of Ilorin: Local Societies Initiative (LSI). 
  13. Alabi, V. A. (2001) A Stylistic Analysis of Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal . . .Ilorin Journal of Language and Literature. (IJLL). Vol.1 Number 5 September; 13 -23, Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin. 
  14. Alabi, V. A. (2000) Semantics of Occupational Lexis in Nigerian English. World Englishes. Vol. 19, No 1, March, pp. 107-112. United States of America. 
  15. Alabi, V. A. (2000) Agentive Nominals and Metonymy in The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born. Ilorin Journal of Language and Literature. (IJLL) Vol. 1 Number 4 February; 83-94, Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin.  
  16. Alabi, V. A. (2000) “The Seven-Shaped Beasts of Prey: A Logico-Semiotic Reading of Obafemi’s Plays.” In Duro Oni and Sunday E. Ododo. Eds. Larger Than His Frame: Critical Studies and Reflections on Olu Obafemi. Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization. pp. 134-146.
  17. Alabi, V. A. (2000) “The Form and Functions of Proverbs in Olu Obafemi’s Plays.“ In Duro Oni and Sunday E. Ododo. Eds. Larger Than His Frame: Critical Studies and Reflections on Olu Obafemi. Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization. pp. 215-230.
  18. Alabi, V. A. (1999) The Word and the World: Sinsigns in the Apartheid South African Literature. Inquiry in African Languages and Literatures. No. 3, January; 1-13.  Ondo State University. 
  19. Alabi, V. (1998) Errors of Testing: A Focus on the Examination Paper. Ilorin Journal of Education. Vol. 18. September; 180-191.Faculty of Education,   University of Ilorin. 
  20. Alabi, V. A. (1996) Semiotics at the Wheel: Drivers’ Signs on Nigeria’s Trunk Roads. Vol. 9; 99 -110 Legon Journal of the Humanities. University of Ghana.
  21. Alabi, V. (1996) A Semiotical and Historical Discourse of Two Novels of Achebe. Inquiry in African Languages and Literatures. No. 1, October; 12-22. Ondo State University. 
  22. Alabi, Victoria A.(1994) "The English Language in Second Language Contexts: The English Language in Nigeria", In Olu Obafemi. Ed. New Introduction to English Language. Ibadan: Associated Books Ltd. pp. 176-196.
 
Her other publications with Details of Titles, Publications with dates and pages are as follows:
 
   1.   Alabi, V. A. (1990). Aspects of Style in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies.  Ilorin: University of Ilorin Press.
   2.   Alabi, V. A. (1996). The English sentence. In In A. T. Alebiosu et al., (Eds11.), General studies for tertiary institutions. (pp. 86-98). I
         Ilorin: Outer Circle Publishers.
   3.   Alabi, V. A. (1996). Language usage. In A. T. Alebiosu et al., (Eds.), General studies for tertiary institutions. (pp.116-123). Ilorin:
         Outer Circle Publishers.
   4.   Alabi, V. A. (1996). Parts of speech as communicative tools in medical texts. In E. Adegbija and A. Ofuya, (Eds.), English language
         and communication skills for mesta students.  (pp.202-212). Ilorin: The English Language Outer Circle.
   5.   Alabi, V. A. (1997). (Rpt. 2003). Scale and category grammar in stylistic studies. In A. Lawal, (Ed.), Stylistics in theory and
         practice. (pp.48-69). Ilorin: Paragon Books.
   6.   Alabi, V. A. (1997). (Rpt. 2003). Stylistic Features of the Legal Discourse. In A. Lawal,   (Ed.), Stylistics in theory and practice.
         (pp.106-118). Ilorin: Paragon Books.
   7.   Alabi, V. A. (1998). Writing paragraphs, reports, academic and technical texts. In E. E. Adegbija, (Ed.), Effective communication in
         higher education: The use of English.  (pp.211-242). Ilorin: General Studies Unit, University of Ilorin.
   8.   Alabi, V. A. (1999). Analysing style in English: The case of word patterns, word choices  and graphological devices. In E. Adegbija,
        (Ed.), The English language and literature in English. An introductory handbook.     (pp. 173-185). Ilorin: Department of Modern
        European Languages, University of Ilorin.
   9.  Alabi, V. A. (2001). English for specific purposes in Nigeria: An overview. In S. T. Babatunde, V. A. Alabi, O.O. Oloruntoba-Oju,
        O.I. Dunmade, (Eds.), Viewpoints: A tribute. (pp. 37-46). Ilorin: Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin.
 10.  Alabi, V. A. (2003). Essentials of the research report in the humanities and related fields. Ilorin: Haytee Press.
 11.  Alabi, V. A. (2003). Metalanguage in stylistics: A hundred terminologies. In O. Obafemi  S. Babatunde, (Eds.), Studies and discourse in
        English language. (216-243). Ilorin: Department of Modern European Languages, University of Ilorin.
 12.  Alabi, V. A. (2004). The doctoral foci of Nigerian women in gender studies. Gender Discourse. 1(1), 32-46.
 13.  Alabi, V. A. (2005). Abbreviations and symbols in science and humanities. In V. A. Alabi  S. T. Babatunde, (eds.), Basic communication s
        kills for students of science and humanities. (pp.155-167). Ilorin: Department of English, University of Ilorin.
14.   Alabi, V. A. (2006). Advertisement of the deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry: A pragmatic analysis.
        In H. A. Saliu, A. A. Ogunsanya, J.O. Olujide & J.O. Olaniyi, (Eds.), Development and democracy in Nigeria. Vol. 2 (pp. 237-249). Lagos:
        Concept Publications.
15.   Alabi, V. A. (2007). Imprecations in Ijeshaland: Blessings in disguise? In D. Adeyanju, (Ed.), Sociolinguistics in the Nigerian context. Vol. 1
        (pp.177-186). Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press.
16.   Alabi, V. A. (2009). Elements of concord and punctuation. In V. A. Alabi & S.T. Babatunde, (Eds.), The use of English in higher education.
        (pp. 120-134). Ilorin: University of Ilorin.
17.   Alabi, V. A. (2009). The paragraph. In V. A. Alabi & S.T. Babatunde, (Eds.), The use of English in higher education. (pp. 155-164). Ilorin:
        University of Ilorin.
18.   Alabi, V. A. & Adedimeji, M. A. (2010). Contributions of Nigerian universities to knowledge and development in linguistics and language
        studies. In J. Okojie, I. Oloyede & P. Obanya, (Eds.), 50 years of university education in Nigeria: evolution, achievements and future
        directions. (pp.311-330). Lagos: University of Ilorin and National Universities Commission.
19.   Alabi, V. A. (2010). Stylistic creativity via schemes, tropes, lexical cohesion and descriptive adjectives in SMS text messaging among Nigerian
        university graduates. In D. D. Kuupole & I. Bariki, (Eds.), Applied Social dimensions of language use and teaching in West Africa. (pp. 
        133-142).University of Cape Coast: The University Press.
20.   Alabi, V. A. & Alabi, V. T. (2010). Illuminating the illuminator: A stylistic study of Obafemi’s Illuminations. Sino-US English teaching.USA. 7,
        (10), October (Special Issue 2), 95-103.
21.   Alabi, V. A. (2011). Writing In-Text References, Abbreviations and Symbols in Research. In Z. I. Oseni, V. A. Alabi & O. C. Medubi,
        (Eds.),Writing Up Research in the Humanities. (pp.108 - 126). Ilorin: Faculty of Arts, University of Ilorin.

COMMISSIONED PROJECTS
1.     Ogunsiji, A., V. Alabi, M. Olateju, I. Olaosun, O. Adeyemi, A.Onwubiko & H. Abdullahi. (2010) Macmillan Brilliant Primary English Pupils’ Books
        1-6. Ibadan: Macmillan.
2.     Osisanwo, W., V. Alabi, B. Owoeye, A. Onuoha, & I. Ahmed. (2008) Macmillan Brilliant English for Senior Secondary Schools Students’ Books
        1-3. Ibadan: Macmillan.
3.     Osisanwo, W., V. Alabi, B. Owoeye, & A. Onuoha. (2007) Macmillan Brilliant English for Junior Secondary Schools Students’ Books 1-3.
        Ibadan: Macmillan.
4.     “The Romantic Movement in English Literature” commissioned by The Centre for Distance Learning and Continuing Education, University of
         Abuja. 1990 - 91.