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Name: Markus  Tendahl (IPA: mɑ:kʊs tendɑ:l)
Institution: Dortmund University
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State and/or Country: Germany   
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Gibbs, Raymond W., Jr. & Markus Tendahl. forthcoming. “How to Do Things with Metaphor.”

Tendahl, Markus. 2009. A Hybrid Theory of Metaphor: Relevance Theory and Cognitive Linguistics. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Tendahl, Markus & Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. “Complementary Perspectives on Metaphor: Cognitive Linguistics and Relevance Theory.” Journal of Pragmatics 40 (11). 1823-1864.

Gibbs, Raymond W., Jr. & Markus Tendahl. 2006. “Cognitive Effort and Effects in Metaphor Com-prehension: Relevance Theory and Psycholinguistics.” Mind & Language 21. 379-403.

Tendahl, Markus. 2006. A Hybrid Theory of Metaphor: Relevance Theory and Cognitive Linguistics. Dissertation. Universität Dortmund.

Tendahl, Markus. 2004a. “Cognitive effects and effort in a comprehensive theory of metaphor.” Paper presented at Mind, Language and Metaphor conference. Granada, Spanien.

Tendahl, Markus. 2004b. “Relevance Theory and Cognitive Linguistics in a Hybrid Model of Me-taphor.” Paper presented at Language, Culture and Mind conference. Portsmouth, England.

Peters, Hans & Saskia Malan & Markus Tendahl. 2003. “Metaphern und Kommunikation.” Paper presented at Kulturwissenschaften in der Anglistik Konferenz. Dortmund.

Tendahl, Markus. 2002. “A Hybrid Model of Relevance and Conceptual Metaphor: Cross-fertilising Cognitive Pragmatics and Cognitive Semantics.” Paper presented at Mind, Language and Me-taphor conference. Kerkrade, Niederlande.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Linguistics
English Syntax
Meaning in Language
Cognitive Linguistics

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