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Cognitive Linguistics

Cognitive Linguistics

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  • Date Published: February 2004
  • availability: Available
  • 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: 374 pages
    • dimensions: 225 x 152 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.5kg
    • contains: 3 tables
    • availability: Available
  • 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.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Cognitive Linguistics
    • Construction Grammar
    • Linguistic Principles
  • Authors

    William Croft, University of Manchester
    D. Alan Cruse is Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Linguistics, University of Manchester.

    D. Alan Cruse, University of Manchester
    William Croft is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Manchester.

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