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  • Patterns in Languageby Shan Wareing

    Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 52.95

    Investigates the use of language in literary and non-literary texts using the principles of linguistic analysis. This work shows how linguistic knowledge can enhance and enrich the analysis of texts. Borrowing from stylistics, it focuses on recurring linguistic patterns used by writers. more...

  • Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1by Ulla Fix

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 559.00

    Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their function... more...

  • Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 2by Ulla Fix

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 545.00

    Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their function... more...

  • Metonymy in Language and Thoughtby Klaus-Uwe Panther; Günter Radden

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 188.00

    Metonymy in Language and Thought gives a state-of-the-art account of metonymic research. The contributions have different disciplinary and theoretical backgrounds in linguistics, psycholinguistics, psychology and literary studies. However, they share the assumption that metonymy is a cognitive phenomenon, a “figure of thought,” underlying... more...

  • The conventionality of figurative languageby Sandra Handl

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 64.85

    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...

  • Rahmen des Sprechensby Sarah Dessì Schmid; Ulrich Detges; Paul Gévaudan; Wiltrud Mihatsch

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 94.24

    Hauptbeschreibung Mit intellektueller Originalität, wissenschaftlicher Strenge, innovatorischer Kraft und theoretischer Prägnanz hat Peter Koch die Romanistik unserer Tage geprägt und neuen Forschungslinien ein Gesicht gegeben. In der Kognitiven und Historischen Semantik hat er sich international ebenso einen Namen gemacht wie in den Themenkomplexen... more...

  • Die Bemessung des Inkommensurablen.by David von Mayenburg

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 59.63

    Hauptbeschreibung Eine nicht verstummende öffentliche Diskussion über die angemessene Höhe von Schmerzensgeldern zeigt, dass an deren gerichtliche Bemessung besondere Gerechtigkeitserwartungen geknüpft werden. Diese Kontroversen werfen die Frage auf, ob das deutsche Schadensersatzrecht gegenwärtig die Bemessung von Schmerzensgeldern in Fällen des... more...

  • Verallgemeinerung im Diskursby Daniel Schmidt-Brücken

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    What theories and methods serve to model the relationship between language and shared knowledge? How can genericity be functionally described as a central means of knowledge creation? How is linguistic generalization accomplished in the context of colonial communication? These questions are the subject of a study at the interface between... more...

  • A Handbook of Persuasive Tacticsby Joan Mulholland

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 200.00

    Most people have to communicate with colleagues every day and persuade them to understand their opinions or to accept their views. This handbook is intended for anyone who is interested in such goal-oriented language. It extracts 300 persuasive tactics from research findings in communication, linguistics, pragmatics and related fields, and presents... more...

  • Metaphor and Iconicityby Dr Masako K. Hiraga

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00

    Metaphor and Iconicity attempts to clarify the interplay of metaphor and iconicity in the creation and interpretation of spoken and written texts from a cognitive perspective. There are various degrees in which metaphor and iconicity manifest themselves, ranging from sound symbolism and parallelism in poetic discourse to word order, inflectional... more...