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Language and Time
How Words Mean
Lexical Concepts, Cognitive Models, and Meaning Constructionav Vyvyan Evans1669Skickas inom 10-15 vardagar.
Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.In this book, Vyvyan Evans builds a framework for the understanding and analysis of meaning that is at once descriptively adequate and psychologically plausible. In so doing he also addresses current issues in lexical semantics and semantic compositionality, polysemy, figurative language, and the semantics of time and space.
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<br>Vyvyan Evans is Professor of Linguistics at Bangor University. He was previously Professor of Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Brighton and has also taught at the University of Sussex, Georgetown University, and the University of Florida. His published work includes A Glossary of CognitiveLinguistics (2007); with Benjamin Bergen and J rg Zinken The Cognitive Linguistics Reader (2007); with Melanie Green, Cognitive Linguistics: An Introduction (2006); The Structure of Time: Language, Meaning and Temporal Cognition (2004); with Andrea Tyler, The Semantics of English Prepositions (2003); and articles in numerous venues including Journal of Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, and Language.<br>
PART I INTRODUCTION; 1. Words and Meaning; 2. Towards a New Account of Word Meaning; 3. Cognitive Linguistics; 4. Word Meaning in LCCM Theory; PART II LEXICAL REPRESENTATION; 5. Symbolic Units; 6. Semantic Structure; 7. Lexical Concepts; 8. Polysemy; 9. Conceptual Structure; 10. Cognitive Models; PART III COMPOSITIONAL SEMANTICS; 11. Lexical Concept Selection; 12. Lexical Concept Integration; 13. Interpretation; PART IV FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT; 14. Metaphor and Metonymy; 15. The Semantics of Time; PART V CONCLUSIONS; 16. LCCM Theory in Context; References; Index