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Introducing Metaphor by Murray Knowles
Book DescriptionAdopting a multi-disciplinary approach, the book provides a thorough grounding in metaphor and word meaning, theories on the processing and understanding of metaphorical language, and metaphor in other languages and translation. Rosamund Moon and Murray Knowles, draw on a wide selection of material to explore metaphor in relation to text, discourse and society. Linguistic metaphor and literary metaphor are examined across a range of contexts, such as politics, sport and advertising, whilst literary metaphor is demonstrated through authentic extracts from fiction and poetry. A final section covering non-verbal metaphor looks at metaphor in art, cinema and music.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415278010
(198mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Murray Knowles
Introducing Metaphor, Hardback (November 2005)
Providing an introduction to the theory and applications of metaphor in text analysis, Introducing Metaphor presents students with an overview of important issues in this area.
Language and Control in Children's Literature, Hardback (December 1995)» View all books by Murray Knowles
In this important and timely study Murray Knowles and Kirstin Malmjkaer examine the work of some of our most popular children's writers, from this and the last century, in order to expose the persuasive power of literature.
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Author Biography - Murray Knowles
Rosamund Moon is a lecturer in English Language in the Department of English, University of Birmingham. Her specialist teaching areas are lexis, lexicography, and the history of the language, and she has recently been involved in a research project on metaphor. Her publications mainly concern aspects of lexis, especially phraseology, and lexicography, and they include her book Fixed Expressions and English: A Corpus-based Approach (1998), OUP. Murray Knowles is a lecturer in English Language and Literature in the department of English, University of Birmingham. His specialist teaching areas are lexis, sociolinguistics, language in literature and children's literature, and they include his book - co-written with Kirsten Malmkjaer - Language and Control in Children's Literature (1996), Routledge.
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