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Books: Ling & Literature: Semino, Culpeper (eds.)

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  1. paul, Cognitive Stylistics: Semino, Culpeper (eds.)

Message 1: Cognitive Stylistics: Semino, Culpeper (eds.)

Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2002 13:40:03 +0000
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Subject: Cognitive Stylistics: Semino, Culpeper (eds.)

Title: Cognitive Stylistics
Subtitle: Language and cognition in text analysis
Series Title: Linguistic Approaches to Literature 1
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: John Benjamins,		 
Book URL:
Editor: Elena Semino, Lancaster University 
Editor: Jonathan Culpeper, Lancaster University 

Hardback: ISBN: 1588112993, Pages: xvi, 333 pp., Price: USD 86.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027233314, Pages: xvi, 333 pp., Price: EUR 95.00
Paperback: ISBN: 1588113000, Pages: xvi, 333 pp., Price: USD 29.95
Paperback: ISBN: 9027233322, Pages: xvi, 333 pp., Price: EUR 33.00

This book represents the state of the art in cognitive stylistics a
rapidly expanding field at the interface between linguistics, literary
studies and cognitive science. The twelve chapters combine linguistic
analysis with insights from cognitive psychology and cognitive
linguistics in order to arrive at innovative accounts of a range of
literary and textual phenomena. The chapters cover a variety of
literary texts, periods, and genres, including poetry, fictional and
non-fictional narratives, and plays. Some of the chapters provide new
approaches to phenomena that have a long tradition in literary and
linguistic studies (such as humour, characterisation, figurative
language, and metre), others focus on phenomena that have not yet
received adequate attention (such as split-selves phenomena, mind
style, and spatial language). This book is relevant to students and
scholars in a wide range of areas within linguistics, literary studies
and cognitive science.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii 
 Elena Semino and Jonathan Culpeper ix-xvi 
Conceptual integration in Christine de Pizan's City of Ladies 
 Craig A. Hamilton 1-22 
The body in the word: A cognitive approach to the shape of a poetic
 Margaret H. Freeman 23-47 
The Figure in the Carpet: Discovery or Re-cognition 
 Yanna Popova 49-71 
Miltonic texture and the feeling of reading 
 Peter Stockwell 73-94 
A cognitive stylistic approach to mind style in narrative fiction 
 Elena Semino 95-122
Between the lines: Spatial language and its developmental
 representation in Stephen King's IT
 Willie van Peer and Eva Graf 123-152 
"Split selves" in fiction and in medical "life stories": Cognitive
 linguistic theory and narrative practice
 Catherine Emmott 153-181 
Metaphor in Bob Dylan's "Hurricane": Genre, language, and style 
 Gerard J. Steen 183-209
Cognitive constraints on verbal creativity: The use of figurative
 language in poetic discourse
 Yeshayahu Shen 211-230 
Cognitive stylistics of humorous texts 
 Salvatore Attardo 231-250 
A cognitive stylistic approach to characterisation 
 Jonathan Culpeper 251-278 
Aspects of Cognitive Poetics 
 Reuven Tsur 279-318 
 Donald C. Freeman 319-324 
Name Index 325 
Subject Index 327

Lingfield(s): Cognitive Science
		Ling & Literature
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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