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Title: Textual Metonymy
Subtitle: A Semiotic Approach
Written By: Abdul Gabbar Mohamed Al-Sharafi
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1-4039-1332-3
Description:

Textual Metonymy employs a theoretical framework combining rhetoric, figurative theory and textlinguistics. In the process, a very full historical account of treatments of metonymy from classical traditions up to the present time is given and critiqued. The author proposes a semiotic approach to the treatment of metonymy, on the basis of which a textual model of metonymy as a process of representation is developed to account for text cohesion and text coherence.

Contents
Acknowledgements
Table of Figures
Introduction
Theoretical Framework and Historical Background
Metonymy in Modern Figurative Theory
Metonymy and Semiotics
Metonymy and Text Cohesion
Metonymy and Text Coherence
Bibliography
Index

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403913323
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240
Prices: £55/$69.95