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Description - Cognitive Poetics in Practice by Joanna Gavins

Cognitive poetics is a new way of thinking about literature, involving the application of cognitive linguistics and psychology to literary texts. This student-friendly book provides a set of case studies to help students understand the theory and master the practice of cognitive poetics in analysis. In each chapter, contributors present a practical application of the methods and techniques of cognitive poetics to a range of texts, from Wilfred Owen to Roald Dahl. Cognitive Poetics in Practice is critical reading for students on courses in cognitive poetics, stylistics and literary linguistics. It can be used on its own or as a companion volume to Peter Stockwell's Cognitive Poetics: An Introduction. Michael Burke; Peter Crisp; Cathy Emmott; Joanna Gavins; Raymond Gibbs; Craig Hamilton; Keith Oatley; Elena Semino; Gerard Steen; Reuven Tsur.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415277983
ISBN-10: 0415277981
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Feb-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Joanna Gavins

Joanna Gavins is Lecturer in English Language and Literature at the University of Sheffield, UK. Gerard Steen is Lecturer in English Language and Literature at the Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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