Editor: Klaus-Uwe Panther
Editor: Günter Radden
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287021 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 90.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287021 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223814 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 90.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027223814 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 135.00
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Language structure and use are largely shaped by cognitive processes such as categorizing, framing, inferencing, associative (metonymic), and analogical (metaphorical) thinking, and - mediated through cognition - by bodily experience, emotion, perception, action, social/communicative interaction, culture, and the internal ecology of the linguistic system itself. The contributors to the present volume demonstrate how these language-independent factors motivate grammar and the lexicon in a variety of languages such as English, German, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian, Croatian, Japanese, and Korean. The volume will be of great interest to students and scholars in cognitive and functional linguistics.