The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought
Edited by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
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Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
Book DescriptionA 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 DetailsISBN: 9780521841061
(253mm x 177mm x 32mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
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Interpreting Figurative Meaning explores interdisciplinary debates on the ways in which humans comprehend figurative language in everyday life.
Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought, Paperback (September 2008)
In this book, a distinguished cast of authors explore the significance of metaphor in language, thought, culture, and artistic expression.
Irony in Language and Thought, Paperback (May 2007)» View all books by Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.
Assembles an interdisciplinary collection of seminal empirical and theoretical papers on irony in language and thought.
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