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Query:   Color Metaphors
Author:  Gill Philip
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Typology

Summary:   FOR QUERY: LINGUIST 11.1298

HERE IS A VERY CONCISE SUMMARY OF THE REPLIES TO MY COLOUR METAPHOR QUERY.

I'D LIKE TO SAY A VERY BIG THANKYOU TO THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE WHO TOOK THE TIME TO REPLY:
LOUANNA FURBEE, MARTHA MCGINNIS, DEBORAH D. KELA RUUSKANEN, ABDULLA AL-HARRASI, ASHLEE BAILEY, ZOUHAIR MAALEJ, VIRGINIA ANDERSON, CHARLOTTE BASHAM, VIVIAN COOK, MECHTHILD REH, CLIFFORD LUTTON, SUSANNE NIEMEIER, LINDA BELLAHSENE, SEAN A. DAY, REGINE HOFFMANN-SCHWARZ, MARIE KESSING, VERA SCHMIEDTOVA, MADALENA CRUZ-FERREIRA (I THINK I'VE REPLIED TO EVERYONE PERSONALLY - IF NOT, PLEASE ACCEPT MY APOLOGIES.)

REFERENCES
OTHER THAN GENERAL LITERATURE ON METAPHOR, THE FOLLOWING REFERENCES WERE SUGGESTED:

BERLIN, B. AND KAY P., 1969, BASIC COLOR TERMS. BERKELEY: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS.
DE GRANDIS, LUIGINA, 1986, THEORY AND USE OF COLOR; UPPER SADDLE, NEW JERSEY: PRENTICE HALL
DERRIG, SANDRA, 1978, METAPHOR IN THE COLOR LEXICON, IN DONKA FARKAS, WESLEY M. JACOBSEN & KAROL W. TODRYS (EDS), PROCEEDINGS OF THE CHICAGO LINGUISTICS SOCIETY: PAPERS FROM THE PARASESSION ON THE LEXICON. CHICAGO: CHICAGO LINGUISTIC SOCIETY. 85-96.
HARDIN, C.L. & LUISA MAFFI (EDS.), 1997, COLOR CATEGORIES IN THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE. CAMBRIDGE: CUP.
NIEMEIER, SUSANNE, 1998, ''COLOURLESS GREEN IDEAS METONYMISE FURIOUSLY'', IN FRIEDRICH UNGERER (ED.), KOGNITIVE LEXIKOLOGIE UND SYNTAX (ROSTOCKER BEITR?GE ZUR SPRACHWISSENSCHAFT 5). ROSTOCK: UNIVERSIT?T ROSTOCK, S. 119-146.
PAWLOWSKI, A: THE QUANTITATIVE APPROACH IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: APPLICATION OF LINGUISTICS CORPORA IN THE ANALYSIS OF BASIC COLOR TERMS, JOURNAL OF QUANTITATIVE LINGUISTICS 6, 1999/3 P. 222.
RABI'U JOHAMMAD ZARRUK, 1978, THE STUDY OF COLOUR TERMS IN THE HAUSA LANGUAGE, IN HARSUNAN NIGERIYA 8 (1978): 51-78.
RENTON, N. E., 1990, METAPHORS AN ANNOTATED DICTIONARY: A CONCISE OVERVIEW OF 3,800 PPICTURESQUE IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS NORMALLY USED SUBCONSCIOUSLY. MELBOURNE: SCHWARTZ & WILKINSON.
E. SOMMER AND D. WEISS, 1996, METAPHORS DICTIONARY, VISIBLE INK PRESS, DETROIT, MI
WIERZBICKA, ANNA, 1996, SEMANTICS. PRIMES AND UNIVERSALS. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
WYLER,SIEGFRIED, 1992, COLOUR AND LANGUAGE. TUBINGEN: GUNTER NARR VERLAG

ALSO:
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY
THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY


OTHER HELPFUL HINTS
HERE ARE SOME OTHER REFERENCES THAT CAN BE FOLLOWED UP ON:

''KRISTEVA DID SOME WORK ON 'BLUE' IN FRENCH...'' - KELA RUUSKANEN
''...ENRICO ARCAINI 'S WORK ON THE SUBJECT'' - REGINE HOFFMANN-SCHWARZ
HTTP://WWW.NCU.EDU.TW/~DAYSA/SYNESTHESIA.HTM - SEAN DAY
''I BELIEVE THERE'S A LITERATURE ON COLOUR METAPHORS IN JAPANESE HAIKU AND TANKA... '' - MARTHA MCGINNIS
''CONTACT PROF. BRIAN STROSS, DEPT. OF ANTHROPOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FOR INFORMATION OF TZELTAL MAYA METAPHORS'' - LOUANNA FURBEE
...AND VARIOUS COMMENTS ON COLOUR ASSOCIATION...

OTHER PEOPLE WORKING WITH COLOUR AND LANGUAGE
I AM NOT ALONE:

''I AM APPROACHING THE LAST STAGE OF WRITING MY PH.D. THESIS ENTITLED ''METAPHOR IN (ARABIC-ENGLISH) TRANSLATION OF POLITICAL DISCOURSE'' WHICH APPROACHES THE ISSUE OF METAPHOR IN TRANSLATION FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE CONCEPTUAL THEORY OF METAPHOR.'' - ABDULLA AL-HARRASI
''I AM WORKING ON THIS SUBJECT IN CZECH LANGUAGE'' - VERA SCHMIEDTOVA ''I HAVE STARTED COLLECTING THE SAME DATA FROM TUNISIAN ARABIC, WHICH I NEVER FINISHED. IN FACT, I LOST THE FILE IN A VIRUS BUG.'' - ZOUHAIR
MAALEJ

I HOPE THIS CAN BE OF USE TO OTHERS.

GILL
________________________________________
GILL PHILIP
CILTA
UNIVERSIT? DI BOLOGNA
PIAZZA S. GIOVANNI IN MONTE 4
40124
BOLOGNA

TEL (CENTRALINO) + 39 051 209 7750
FAX + 39 051 209 7751
EMAIL PHILIP@CILTA.UNIBO.IT

LL Issue: 11.1348
Date Posted: 17-Jun-2000
Original Query: Read original query