New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics

New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics

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Nearly three decades since the publication of the seminal Metaphors We Live By, Cognitive Linguistics is now a mature theoretical and empirical enterprise, with a voluminous associated literature. It is arguably the most rapidly expanding a€˜schoola€™ in modern linguistics, and one of the most exciting areas of research within the interdisciplinary project known as cognitive science. As such, Cognitive Linguistics is increasingly attracting a broad readership both within linguistics as well as from neighbouring disciplines including other cognitive and social sciences, and from disciplines within the humanities. This volume contains over 20 papers by leading experts in cognitive linguistics which survey the state of the art and new directions in cognitive linguistics. The volume is divided into 5 sections covering all the traditional areas of study in cognitive linguistics, as well as newer areas, including applications and extensions. Sections include: Approaches to semantics; Approaches to metaphor and blending; Approaches to grammar; Language, embodiment and cognition; Extensions and applications of cognitive linguistics.Thus the blend in (1), projected from spaces representing the Titanic and American politics, is actually used as a comment on ... Diagram (b) shows an abbreviatory notation, where X and Y are merely labeled (rather than characterized), andanbsp;...


Title:New Directions in Cognitive Linguistics
Author: Vyvyan Evans, Stéphanie Pourcel
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2009-06-24
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