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Title: Cognitive Linguistics: Current Applications and Future Perspectives
Edited By: Gitte Kristiansen
Michel Achard
René Dirven
Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez
Series Title: Applications of Cognitive Linguistics / Mouton Reader

"Cognitive Linguistics: Current Applications and Future Perspectives" is an
up-to-date survey of recent research in Cognitive Linguistics and its
applications by prominent researchers. The volume brings together generally
accessible syntheses and special studies of Cognitive Linguistics strands
in a sizable format and is thus an asset not only to the cognitive
linguistics community, but also to neighbouring disciplines and linguists
in general. The volume covers a wide range of fields and combines wide
accessibility with a highly specific information value.

Key Features
* An excellent source for the study of Applied Cognitive Linguistics, one
of the most popular and fastest growing areas in linguistics.
* Authoritative and detailed survey articles by leading scholars in the field.
* Accessible to a general audience, yet also characterized by a highly
specific information value.


Introduction: Cognitive Linguistics: Current applications and
future perspectives
Gitte Kristiansen, Michel Achard, René Dirven and Francisco J. Ruiz de
Mendoza Ibáñez

Part one: The cognitive base

Methodology in Cognitive Linguistics
Dirk Geeraerts

Polysemy and the lexicon
John R. Taylor

Cognitive approaches to grammar
Cristiano Broccias

Part two: The conceptual leap

Three dogmas of embodiment: Cognitive linguistics as a cognitive science
Tim Rohrer

Metonymy as a usage event
Klaus-Uwe Panther

Conceptual blending in thought, rhetoric, and ideology
Seana Coulson

Part three: The psychological basis

The contested impact of cognitive linguistic research on the
psycholinguistics of metaphor understanding
Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. and Marcus Perlman

X is like Y: The emergence of similarity mappings in children’s early
speech and gesture
Seyda Özcalskan and Susan Goldin-Meadow

Part four: Go, tell it on the mountain

Energy through fusion at last: Synergies in cognitive anthropology and
cognitive linguistics
Gary B. Palmer

Cognitive linguistic applications in second or foreign language
instruction: rationale, proposals, and evaluation
Frank Boers and Seth Lindstromberg

Part five: Verbal and beyond: Vision and imagination

Visual communication: Signed language and cognition
Terry Janzen

Non-verbal and multimodal metaphor in a cognitivist framework:Agendas for
Charles Forceville

The fall of the wall between literary studies and linguistics: Cognitive
Margaret H. Freeman

Part six: Virtual reality as a new experience

Artificial intelligence, figurative language and cognitive linguistics
John A. Barnden

Computability as a test on linguistics theories
Tony Veale

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Cognitive Science
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ISBN: 311018950X
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Pages: 499
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