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  • Cognitive Poetics in Practiceby Joanna Gavins; Gerard Steen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    Cognitive Poetics is a new way of thinking about literature, involving the application of cognitive linguistics and psychology to literary texts. This student-friendly book provides a set of case studies to help students understand the theory and master the practice of cognitive poetics in analysis. Written by a range of well-known scholars from a... more...

  • Finding Metaphor in Grammar and Usageby Gerard J. Steen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 54.00

    Cognitive linguists have proposed that metaphor is not just a matter of language but of thought, and that metaphorical thought displays a high degree of conventionalization. In order to produce converging evidence for this theory of metaphor, a wide range of data is currently being studied with a large array of methods and techniques. Finding Metaphor... more...

  • The Psychology and Sociology of Literatureby Dick Schram; Gerard J. Steen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 210.00

    The Psychology and Sociology of Literature is a collection of 25 chapters on literature by some of the leading psychologists, sociologists, and literary scholars in the field of the empirical study of literature. Contributors include Ziva Ben-Porat, Gerry Cupchik, Art Graesser, Rachel Giora, Norbert Groeben, Colin Martindale, David Miall, Willie... more...

  • Structural-Functional Studies in English Grammarby Mike Hannay; Gerard J. Steen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 188.00

    This chapter argues for a speaker/hearer-based grammar conceived of as a structured set of procedures and procedural elements which clarify how interlocutors can produce and understand utterances. Some basic issues of a speaker/hearerbased grammar (primacy of the utterance, interaction between utterance and frame of reference, morphemes as procedural... more...

  • Metaphor in Cognitive Linguisticsby Raymond W. Jr. Gibbs; Gerard J. Steen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 49.95

    This book contains a selection of refereed and revised papers originally presented at the 5th ICLC. After an introduction by the editors, the book opens with a long-needed chapter on historical precedents for the Cognitive Linguistic theory of metaphor. Two chapters demonstrate the method of lexical analysis of linguistic metaphors and how it can be... more...

  • A Method for Linguistic Metaphor Identificationby Gerard J. Steen; Aletta G. Dorst; J. Berenike Herrmann; Anna Kaal; Tina Krennmayr; Trijntje Pasma

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book presents a complete method for the identification of metaphor in language at the level of word use. It is based on extensive methodological and empirical corpus-linguistic research in two languages, English and Dutch. The method is formulated as an explicit manual of instructions covering one chapter, the method being a development and refinement... more...

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