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By Dirk Geeraerts

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ISBN-13: 9783110190847

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ISBN-13: 9783110190854

Over the previous decade, Cognitive Linguistics has grown to be the most widely attractive and dynamic frameworks for the examine of common language. primarily, this new university of linguistics makes a speciality of the which means aspect of language: linguistic shape is analysed as an expression of that means. And which means itself isn't really whatever that exists in isolation, however it is built-in with the whole spectrum of human event: the truth that we're embodied beings simply up to the truth that we're cultural beings.

Cognitive Linguistics: uncomplicated Readings brings jointly twelve foundational articles, every one of which introduces one of many easy thoughts of Cognitive Linguistics, like conceptual metaphor, photo schemas, psychological areas, building grammar, prototypicality and radial units. the gathering good points the founding fathers of Cognitive Linguistics: George Lakoff, Ron Langacker, Len Talmy, Gilles Fauconnier, and Charles Fillmore, including the most influential more youthful students. by means of its selection of seminal papers and major authors, Basic Readings is particularly fitted to an introductory path in Cognitive Linguistics. this can be extra supported through a common creation to the speculation and, in particular, the perform of Cognitive Linguistics and via trajectories for additional interpreting that commence from the person chapters.

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