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Cognitive Linguistics

Cognitive Linguistics

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  • Date Published: February 2004
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521667708
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  • Clearly organized and written, this textbook provides a useful introduction to the relationship between language and cognitive processing in the human brain. It covers the topics likely to be encountered in a course or seminar, and provides a synthesis of study and research in a fast-growing field of linguistics. The much-needed introduction will be welcomed by undergraduates and graduates in linguistics and cognitive science.

    • Survey of the entire field of Cognitive Linguistics by leading researchers
    • Covers both cognitive semantics and construction grammar
    • Systematic presentation of theoretical foundations of Cognitive Linguistics, as well as current research areas
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    • Date Published: February 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521667708
    • length: 372 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 153 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.622kg
    • contains: 3 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: what is cognitive linguistics?
    Part I. A Conceptual Approach to Linguistic Analysis:
    2. Frames, domains, spaces: the organisation of conceptual structure
    3. Conceptualization and construal operations
    4. Categories, concepts and meanings
    Part II. Cognitive Approaches to Lexical Semantics:
    5. Polysemy: the construal of sense boundaries
    6. A dynamic construal approach to sense relations I: hyponymy and metonymy
    7. A dynamic construal approach to sense relations II: antonymy and complementarity
    8. Metaphor
    Part III. Cognitive Approaches to Grammatical Form:
    9. From Idioms to Construction Grammar
    10. An overview of construction grammars
    11. The usage-based model
    12. Conclusion: cognitive linguistics and beyond.

  • Authors

    William Croft, University of Manchester

    D. Alan Cruse, University of Manchester

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