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LINGUIST List 22.2819

Sat Jul 09 2011

Books: Cognitive Sci: Benczes, Barcelona, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Defining Metonymy in Cognitive Linguistics: Benczes, Barcelona, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Eds)

Message 1: Defining Metonymy in Cognitive Linguistics: Benczes, Barcelona, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Eds)
Date: 06-Jul-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Defining Metonymy in Cognitive Linguistics: Benczes, Barcelona, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez (Eds)
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Title: Defining Metonymy in Cognitive Linguistics
Subtitle: Towards a consensus view
Series Title: Human Cognitive Processing 28
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/hcp.28

Editor: Réka Benczes
Editor: Antonio Barcelona
Editor: Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027286765 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027286765 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223821 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223821 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223821 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 95.40
Abstract:

While cognitive linguists are essentially in agreement on both the
conceptual nature and the fundamental importance of metonymy, there remain
disagreements on a number of specific but, nevertheless, crucial issues.
Research questions include: Is metonymy a relationship between "entities"
or "domains"? Is it necessarily referential? What is meant by the claim
that metonymy is a "stand-for" relationship? Can metonymy be considered a
mapping? How can it be distinguished from "active zones" or "facets"? Is it
a prototype category? The ten contributions of the present volume address
such core issues on the basis of the latest research results. The volume is
unique in being devoted exclusively to the delimitation of the notion of
metonymy without ignoring points of divergence among the various
contributors, thus paving the way towards a consensual conception of
metonymy.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Linguistic Theories
                            Pragmatics
                            Semantics

Written In: English (eng )

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