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LINGUIST List 24.5097

Thu Dec 12 2013

Books: Much More than Metaphor: Chrzanowska-Kluczewska

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 12-Dec-2013
From: Laura Bally <publicitypeterlang.com>
Subject: Much More than Metaphor: Chrzanowska-Kluczewska
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Title: Much More than Metaphor
Subtitle: Master Tropes of Artistic Language and Imagination
Series Title: Interfaces
Published: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
                http://www.peterlang.com

Book URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?264403

Author: Elzbieta Chrzanowska-Kluczewska
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631644034 Pages: 195 Price: U.S. $ 52.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631644034 Pages: 195 Price: U.K. £ 32.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783631644034 Pages: 195 Price: Europe EURO 40.10
Abstract:

The monograph argues for a return to a more fine-grained repertoire of tropes than the limiting analyses focused on metaphor or on the metaphor-metonymy duet. A list of ten master tropes is proposed, not only as candidates for tropological universals but also important text-forming strategies and a reflection of artistic imagination. The author presents a three-layered model of their organization into micro-, macro- and mega-/metatropes that partake in the construal of tropological space and figurative worlds. The book brings together Anglo-American and French-language philosophy of rhetoric, cognitive studies, and a tradition of Russian formalistic-semiotic research. It straddles the boundary between linguistic and literary stylistics as well as between post-structural and cognitive poetics, pointing also to an interdisciplinary nature of tropes.



Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
                            Semantics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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