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Title: Much More than Metaphor
Subtitle: Master Tropes of Artistic Language and Imagination
Written By: Elzbieta Chrzanowska-Kluczewska
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?264403
Series Title: Interfaces
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Ling & Literature
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631644034
Pages: 195
Prices: U.K. £ 32.00
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