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Thu Sep 29 2011

Books: Discourse Analysis/Historical Ling/Semantics/Syntax: Batic (Ed)

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        1.     Ulrich Lueders , Emotional Encoding in African Languages: Batic (Ed)

Message 1: Emotional Encoding in African Languages: Batic (Ed)
Date: 19-Sep-2011
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: Emotional Encoding in African Languages: Batic (Ed)
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Title: Emotional Encoding in African Languages
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in African Languages 84
Published: 2011
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Book URL: http://lincom-shop.eu

Editor: Gian Claudio Batic
Paperback: ISBN: 9783862880492 Pages: 160 Price: Europe EURO 60.80
Abstract:

This edited book deals with the linguistic encoding of emotions in the
following African languages: Tupuri, Dogon, Bantu-Botatwe group, Akan,
Hausa, Igbo, Wolof and Nigerian English Pidgin. The contributions included in
the volume present a variety of approaches and research perspectives
ranging from historical linguistics and ethnolinguistics to cultural-cognitive
and discourse analysis. Each chapter develops a different topic discussing it
in detail and from (what we believe to be) an original standpoint.

Topic of the book are: the concept of fear among the Tupuri (Elisa Fiorio); the
conceptualization of 'liver' in Dogon (Laura McPherson and Kirill Prokhorov) ;
the reconstruction of emotions in ancient Africa (Kathryn de Luna); 'anger' in
Akan (Gladys Nyarko Ansah); the role of Hausa ideophones in expressing
emotional states (Sergio Baldi); the semantics and syntax of Igbo verbs of
emotions (Maduabuchi Agbo); body and emotion in Wolof (Olivier Bondéelle);
the construction of emotion in clinical encounters in Nigerian English Pidgin
(Akin Odebunmi); 'love' encoding in Hausa (Gian Claudio Batic).

Fear as a factor in including outsiders among the Tupuri (Chad)
Elisa Fiorio

Structural correlates of 'liver' expressions in Dogon emotional vocabulary
Laura McPherson, Kirill Prokhorov

Affect in Ancient Africa: Historical Linguistics and the Challenge of 'Emotion
Talk'
Karthryn M. de Luna

Emotion Language in Akan: the Case of Anger
Gladys Nyarko Ansah

Love Encoding in Hausa: Sources and Conceptual Models
Gian Claudio Batic

Emotions, Colours and Qualities: an Overview of Hausa Ideophones
Sergio Baldi

The Syntax and Semantics of Igbo Verbs of Emotion
Maduabuchi Agbo

From Body to Emotion in Wolof: a Phraseology Process
Olivier Bondéelle

Nigerian Pidgin and the Construction of Emotions in Clinical Encounters
Akin Odebunmi

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Semantics
                            Syntax
                            African linguistics
                            Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): Hausa (hau)
                            Igbo (ibo)
                            Pidgin, Nigerian (pcm)
                            Tupuri (tui)
                            Akan (aka)

Written In: English (eng )

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