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Language, Culture, and Mind
edited by Michel Achard and Suzanne Kemmer
CSLI, 2004
Cloth: 978-1-57586-463-1 | Paper: 978-1-57586-464-8 | eISBN: 978-1-57586-901-8
Library of Congress Classification P35.L325 2004
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.44

Language, Culture, and Mind is a stimulating collection exploring the ways that cognitive, social, and cultural categories are revealed through language. Contributors use methods such as psycholinguistic experiments and observations of natural discourse to probe how such categories are organized, with grammatical and semantic analyses—in modern cognitive frameworks—augmenting these approaches. Some of the phenomena studied include the linguistic expression of space and causality; aspect, classifiers, negation, and complement constructions; and metaphor, metonymy, and conceptual blending across different domains of human experience. The result is a fresh perspective on the way language relates to thought and culture.

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