Cognitive Stylistics: Language and cognition in text analysis
Elena Semino, Jonathan Culpeper
John Benjamins Publishing, Nov 5, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 333 pages
This book represents the state of the art in cognitive stylistics a rapidly expanding field at the interface between linguistics, literary studies and cognitive science. The twelve chapters combine linguistic analysis with insights from cognitive psychology and cognitive linguistics in order to arrive at innovative accounts of a range of literary and textual phenomena. The chapters cover a variety of literary texts, periods, and genres, including poetry, fictional and non-fictional narratives, and plays. Some of the chapters provide new approaches to phenomena that have a long tradition in literary and linguistic studies (such as humour, characterisation, figurative language, and metre), others focus on phenomena that have not yet received adequate attention (such as split-selves phenomena, mind style, and spatial language). This book is relevant to students and scholars in a wide range of areas within linguistics, literary studies and cognitive science.
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Chapter 3 The Figure in the Carpet
Chapter 4 Miltonic texture and the feeling of reading
Chapter 5 A cognitive stylistic approach to mind style in narrative fiction
Chapter 6 Between the lines
Chapter 7 Split selves in ction and in medical life stories
Chapter 8 Metaphor in Bob Dylans Hurricane
Chapter 9 Cognitive constraints on verbal creativity
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