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TOC: International Journal of Language and Culture 8 / 1 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 08-Jul-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: International Journal of Language and Culture Vol. 8, No. 1 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: International Journal of Language and Culture
Volume Number: 8
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2021

Subtitle: Special Issue: The Conceptualization of ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Ugly’ across Languages and Cultures

Main Text:

2021. vii, 168 pp.

Table of Contents


The linguistic conceptualization in folk aesthetics: Past, present and future
Anna Gladkova and Jesús Romero-Trillo
pp. 1–13


Pæn, flot, dejlig, and lækker : A lexical anthropology of Danish folk aesthetics
Carsten Levisen
pp. 14–34

“Is beauty only skin deep?”: The conceptualization of ‘beauty’ in Mandarin Chinese
Jock Wong and Marshal Or
pp. 35–61

From beautiful to cute: Shifting meanings in Japanese language and culture
Laura Miller and Carolyn S. Stevens
pp. 62–83

“What is beauty?”: Cultural semantics of the Russian folk aesthetics
Anna Gladkova
pp. 84–105

Is ugliness in the mind of the beholder? The conceptualization of ‘ugly’ in English
Anna Gladkova and Jesús Romero-Trillo
pp. 106–127

Conceptualizations of ugly and beautiful: An analysis of im/politeness metapragmatic markers in Persian
Tahmineh Tayebi
pp. 128–146

The good, the bad… and the ugly? The conceptualization of aesthetics in Spanish
Jesús Romero-Trillo
pp. 147–168

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
                            Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Danish (dan)
                            English (eng)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Russian (rus)
                            Spanish (spa)

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