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  • The conventionality of figurative languageby Sandra Handl

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 78.26

    Hauptbeschreibung The book is the first in-depth study that aims to identify the conceptual rules and regularities underlying the (un)conventionality of figurative ways of speaking and reasoning. Using a combination of corpus-linguistic and cognitive-linguistic methods it investigates a large number of metonymies as well as metaphors, focusing on... more...

  • Windows to the Mindby Sandra Handl; Hans-Jörg Schmid

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 154.00

    Focusing on a wide range of linguistic structures, the articles in this volume explore the explanatory potential of two of the most influential cognitive-linguistic theories, conceptual metaphor and metonymy theory and conceptual blending theory. Whether enthusiastic or critical in their stance, the contributors seek to enhance our understanding of... more...

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