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Sun Dec 16 2007

Books: Psycholinguistics/Linguistic Theories: Steen

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage: Steen


Message 1: Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage: Steen
Date: 14-Dec-2007
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage: Steen
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Title: Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usage
Subtitle: A methodological analysis of theory and research
Series Title: Converging Evidence in Language and Communication Research 10
Published: 2007
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CELCR%2010

Author: Gerard J. Steen
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027238979 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 110.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027238979 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

Cognitive linguists have proposed that metaphor is not just a matter of
language but of thought, and that metaphorical thought displays a high
degree of conventionalization. In order to produce converging evidence for
this theory of metaphor, a wide range of data is currently being studied
with a large array of methods and techniques. Finding Metaphor in
Grammar and Usage
aims to map the field of this development in theory
and research from a methodological perspective. It raises the question when
exactly evidence for metaphor in language and thought can be said to count
as converging. It also goes into the various stages of producing such
evidence (conceptualization, operationalization, data collection and
analysis, and interpretation). The book offers systematic discussion of
eight distinct areas of metaphor research that emerge as a result of
approaching metaphor as part of grammar or usage, language or thought, and
symbolic structure or cognitive process.

Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
                            Psycholinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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