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LINGUIST List 21.2938

Thu Jul 15 2010

Books: Applied Ling/Discourse Analysis: Steen, Dorst, Herrmann, Kaal

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Paul Peranteau, A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification: Steen, Dorst, Herrmann, Kaal

Message 1: A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification: Steen, Dorst, Herrmann, Kaal
Date: 09-Jul-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification: Steen, Dorst, Herrmann, Kaal
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Title: A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identification
Subtitle: From MIP to MIPVU
Series Title: Converging Evidence in Language and Communication Research 14
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=CELCR%2014

Author: Gerard J. Steen
Author: Aletta G. Dorst
Author: J. Berenike Herrmann
Author: nna A. Kaal
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288158 Pages: 249 Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288158 Pages: 249 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027239037 Pages: 249 Price: U.K. £ 90
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027239037 Pages: 249 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027239037 Pages: 249 Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Abstract:

This book presents a complete method for the identification of metaphor in
language at the level of word use. It is based on extensive methodological
and empirical corpus-linguistic research in two languages, English and
Dutch. The method is formulated as an explicit manual of instructions
covering one chapter, the method being a development and refinement of the
popular MIP procedure presented by the Pragglejaz Group in 2007. The
extended version is called MIPVU, as it was developed at VU University
Amsterdam. Its application is demonstrated in five case studies addressing
metaphor in English news texts, conversations, fiction, and academic texts,
and Dutch news texts and conversations. Two methodological chapters follow
reporting a series of successful reliability tests and a series of post hoc
troubleshooting exercises. The final chapter presents a first empirical
analysis of the findings, and shows what this type of methodological
attention can mean for research and theory.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): Dutch (nld)
                            English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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