Studies in Linguistics and Cognition by Bárbara Eizaga-RebollarStudies in Linguistics and Cognition by Bárbara Eizaga-Rebollar

Studies in Linguistics and Cognition

EditorBárbara Eizaga-Rebollar

Paperback | April 10, 2012

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Studies in Linguistics and Cognition offers a comprehensive collection of essays in the interdisciplinary fields of linguistics and cognition. These essays explore the connections between cognitive approaches and different theoretical and applied linguistic theories, such as pragmatics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics and semantics among others, providing revealing insights into the nature of the cognitive processes underlying language. The authors discuss a variety of fundamental questions, ranging from the study of figurative language, phrasal verbs and humorous discourse to the analysis of fuzzy concepts, attitude verbs and neologisms. These and other related questions are dealt with in this integrative overview of the linguistic and cognitive processes. The volume is structured in three main sections, each corresponding to a distinct level of meaning description: Section I deals with Lexicon and Cognition, Section II with Semantics and Cognition and Section III with Communication and Cognition. This book provides thought-provoking reading for linguists, pragmaticians, psychologists, philosophers and cognitive scientists as well as scholars in computational linguistics and natural language processing who are interested in gaining a better understanding of the interface between cognition and linguistics.
Bárbara Eizaga Rebollar is Associate Professor at the University of Cadiz (Spain) where she teaches Language and Cognition as well as Semantics and Pragmatics, among other subjects. Her main research interests focus on lexical pragmatics and creative cognition. She has specialized in the study of the cognitive processes underlying figu...
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Title:Studies in Linguistics and CognitionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:April 10, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3034311389

ISBN - 13:9783034311380

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Contents: Bárbara Eizaga Rebollar/José María García Núñez/ María Ángelez Zarco Tejada: Preface – María Tadea Díaz Hormigo/Carmen Varo Varo: Neology and Cognition – Gérard Fernández Smith/Marta Sánchez-Saus Laserna/Luis Escoriza Morera: Studies on Lexical Availability: The Current Situation and Some Future Prospects – María Luisa Mora Millán: Adverbs in the Internet Lexicon: New Modes of Signification – María Ángeles Zarco Tejada: ‘Holding’ Metaphorical Meaning from a Computational Linguistics Approach: The Verb Hold and its Counterparts in Spanish – José María García Núñez: Attitude Verbs and Nominalization – Carmen Noya Gallardo: Cleft Sentences: Semantic Properties and Communicative Meanings – Francisco J. Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez/Alicia Galera Masegosa: Metaphoric and Metonymic Complexes in Phrasal Verb Interpretation: Metaphoric Chains – Bárbara Eizaga Rebollar: Meaning Adjustment Processes in Idiom Variants – José Luis Guijarro Morales: Beauty and Art in Science – Ana Isabel Rodríguez-Piñero Alcalá/María García Antuña: Specialised Communication and Language Teaching for Specific Purposes – Francisco Yus Ramos: Strategies and Effects in Humorous Discourse: The Case of Jokes.