Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
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Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought
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Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.

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A comprehensive collection of essays in multidisciplinary metaphor scholarship that has been written in response to the growing interest among scholars and students from a variety of disciplines such as linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, music and psychology. These essays explore the significance of metaphor in language, thought, culture and artistic expression. There are five main themes of the book: the roots of metaphor, metaphor understanding, metaphor in language and culture, metaphor in reasoning and feeling, and metaphor in non-verbal expression. Contributors come from a variety of academic disciplines, including psychology, linguistics, philosophy, cognitive science, literature, education, music, and law.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521600866
ISBN-10: 0521600863
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 177mm x 29mm)
Pages: 566
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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