LINGUIST List 23.5027

Mon Dec 03 2012

Books: Motion Encoding in Language and Space: Dimitrova-Vulchanova, van der Zee (Eds)

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Date: 30-Nov-2012
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Subject: Motion Encoding in Language and Space: Dimitrova-Vulchanova, van der Zee (Eds)
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Title: Motion Encoding in Language and SpacePublication Year: 2012Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Editor: Mila Dimitrova-VulchanovaEditor: Emile van der Zee

Hardback: ISBN: 9780199661213 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 70.00


This book brings together researchers in linguistics, computer science,psychology and cognitive science to investigate how motion is encoded inlanguage. The book is divided into two parts. Part I considers the parametersat play in motion encoding (including directed motion) by presenting newresearch on Estonian, English, Norwegian, Bulgarian, Italian, German, Russian,Persian, and Tamil. Part II investigates the way in which different levels ofspatial resolution or granularity play a role in the encoding of motion inlanguage.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science Psycholinguistics

Subject Language(s): Bulgarian (bul) English (eng) Estonian (est) German (deu) Italian (ita) Norwegian Bokmål (nob) Persian, Iranian (pes) Russian (rus) Tamil (tam)

Written In: English (eng)

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