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Title: Cognitive Grammar in Literature
Edited By: Chloe Harrison
Louise Nuttall
Peter Stockwell
Wenjuan Yuan
URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/lal.17
Series Title: Linguistic Approaches to Literature 17
Description:

This is the first book to present an account of literary meaning and effects drawing on our best understanding of mind and language in the form of a Cognitive Grammar. The contributors provide exemplary analyses of a range of literature from science fiction, dystopia, absurdism and graphic novels to the poetry of Wordsworth, Hopkins, Sassoon, Balassi, and Dylan Thomas, as well as Shakespeare, Chaucer, Barrett Browning, Whitman, Owen and others. The application of Cognitive Grammar allows the discussion of meaning, translation, ambience, action, reflection, multimodality, empathy, experience and literariness itself to be conducted in newly valid ways. With a Foreword by the creator of Cognitive Grammar, Ronald Langacker, and an Afterword by the cognitive scientist Todd Oakley, the book represents the latest advance in literary linguistics, cognitive poetics and literary critical practice.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
Cognitive Science
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