The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics (Oxford Handbooks)

The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics (Oxford Handbooks)


The Oxford guide of Cognitive Linguistics offers a entire evaluate of the most theoretical ideas and descriptive/theoretical types of Cognitive Linguistics, and covers its quite a few subfields, theoretical in addition to applied.

The first twenty chapters provide readers the chance to obtain a radical wisdom of the elemental analytic suggestions and descriptive types of Cognitive Linguistics and their history. The publication begins with a suite of chapters discussing assorted conceptual phenomena which are famous as key ideas in Cognitive Linguistics: prototypicality, metaphor, metonymy, embodiment, perspectivization, psychological areas, and so on. A moment set of chapters offers with Cognitive Grammar, development Grammar, and observe Grammar, which, every one of their personal approach, compile the fundamental strategies right into a specific idea of grammar and a selected version for the outline of grammatical phenomena. distinct consciousness is given to the interrelation among Cognitive and building Grammar. a 3rd set of chapters compares Cognitive Linguistics with different kinds of linguistic learn (functional linguistics, independent linguistics, and the historical past of linguistics), hence giving a readers a greater grip at the place of Cognitive Linguistics in the panorama of linguistics at large.

The last chapters practice those easy notions to varied extra particular linguistic domain names, illustrating how Cognitive Linguistics bargains with the normal linguistic subdomains (phonology, morphology, lexicon, syntax, textual content and discourse), and demonstrating the way it handles linguistic version and alter. ultimately they think about its value within the area of utilized Linguistics, and examine interdisciplinary hyperlinks with examine fields similar to philosophy and psychology.

With a well known solid of participants from worldwide, this reference paintings could be of curiosity to researchers and complex scholars in (cognitive) linguistics, psychology, cognitive technological know-how, and anthropology.

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