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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: From Conceptual Metaphor Theory to Cognitive Ethnolinguistics
Subtitle: Patterns of Imagery in Language
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?262780
Series Title: Series: Studies in Language, Culture and Society - Volume 3
Description:

The origins of this volume lie in the international conference Cognitive Linguistics in the Year 2012, convened by the Polish Cognitive Linguistics Association. The proceedings of the conference revolved around three major thematic areas: metaphorical and metonymic underpinnings of meaning in language and beyond, prototypical and gradual phenomena pertaining to linguistic categorization across the lexicogrammatical continuum, and the need for advancing theoretical tools. These recurring themes are reflected in the three-part structure of this volume, with contributions from nearly two dozen researchers exploring a broad array of linguistic as well as non-linguistic data.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Lexicography
Cognitive Science
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ISBN-13: 9783631627808
Pages: 276
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