The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics

Paperback | June 23, 2010

EditorDirk Geeraerts, Herbert Cuyckens

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The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics presents a comprehensive overview of the main theoretical concepts and descriptive/theoretical models of Cognitive Linguistics, and covers its various subfields, theoretical as well as applied. The first twenty chapters give readers the opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of the fundamental analytic concepts and descriptive models of Cognitive Linguistics and their background. The book starts with a set of chapters discussing different conceptual phenomena that are recognized askey concepts in Cognitive Linguistics: prototypicality, metaphor, metonymy, embodiment, perspectivization, mental spaces, etc. A second set of chapters deals with Cognitive Grammar, Construction Grammar, and Word Grammar, which, each in their own way, bring together the basic concepts into aparticular theory of grammar and a specific model for the description of grammatical phenomena. Special attention is given to the interrelation between Cognitive and Construction Grammar. A third set of chapters compares Cognitive Linguistics with other forms of linguistic research (functionallinguistics, autonomous linguistics, and the history of linguistics), thus giving a readers a better grip on the position of Cognitive Linguistics within the landscape of linguistics at large. The remaining chapters apply these basic notions to various more specific linguistic domains, illustrating how Cognitive Linguistics deals with the traditional linguistic subdomains (phonology, morphology, lexicon, syntax, text and discourse), and demonstrating how it handles linguistic variationand change. Finally they consider its importance in the domain of Applied Linguistics, and look at interdisciplinary links with research fields such as philosophy and psychology. With a well-known cast of contributors from around the world, this reference work will be of interest to researchers and advanced students in (cognitive) linguistics, psychology, cognitive science, and anthropology.

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The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics presents a comprehensive overview of the main theoretical concepts and descriptive/theoretical models of Cognitive Linguistics, and covers its various subfields, theoretical as well as applied. The first twenty chapters give readers the opportunity to acquire a thorough knowledge of the fund...

Dirk Geeraerts is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Leuven. Hubert Cuyckens is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Leuven.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1368 pages, 6.81 × 9.8 × 2.72 inPublished:June 23, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Dirk Geeraerts and Hubert Cuyckens: Introducing Cognitive LinguisticsPart 1: Basic Concepts2. Tim Rohrer: Embodiment and Experientialism3. Arie Verhagen: Construal and Perspectivization4. David Tuggy: Schematicity5. Hans-Jorg Schmid: Entrenchment, Salience, and Basic Levels6. Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk: Polysemy, Prototypes, and Radical Categories7. Alan Cienki: Frames, Idealized Cognitive Models, and Domains8. Joseph E. Grady: Metaphor9. Todd Oakley: Image Schemas10. Klaus-Uwe Panther and Linda L. Thornburg: Motonymy11. Leonard Talmy: Attention Phenomena12. Walter De Mulder: Force Dynamics13. Jordan Zlatev: Spatial Semantics14. Gilles Fauconnier: Mental Spaces15. Mark Turner: Coneptual Integration16. Willy Van Langendonck: IconicityPart II: Models of Grammar17. Ronald W. Langacker: Cognitive Grammar18. William Croft: Construction Grammar19. Richard Hudson: Word GrammarPart III: Situating Cognitive Linguistics20. Jan Nuyts: Cognitive Linguistics and Functional Linguistics21. John R. Taylor: Cognitive Linguistics and Autonomous Linguistics22. Brigitte Nerlich and David D. Clarke: Cognitive Linguistics and the History of LinguisticsPart IV: Linguistic Structure and Language Use23. Geoff Nathan: Phonology24. Laura Janda: Inflectional Morphology25. Friedrich Ungerer: Word-Formation26. Gunter Senft: Nomial Classification27. Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr.: Idioms and Formulaic Language28. Soteria Svorou: Relational Constructions in Cognitive Linguistics29. Jose M. Garcia-Miguel: Clause Structure and Transitivity30. Michel Achard: Complementization31. Ronny Boogaart and Theo Janssen: Tense and Aspect32. Ricardo Maldonado: Grammatical Voice in Cognitive Grammar33. Tanja Mortelmans: Modality in Cognitive Linguistics34. Karen van Hoek: Pronominal Anaphora35. Ted Sanders and Wilbert Spooren: Discourse and Text StructurePart V: Linguistic Variation and Change36. Joan Bybee: Diachronic Linguistics37. Stefan Grondelaers, Dirk Speelman, and Dirk Geeraerts: Lexical Variation and Change38. Eric Pederson: Cognitive Linguistics and Linguistic Relativity39. Gary B. Palmer: Cognitive Linguistics and Anthropological Linguistics40. Johan van der Auwera and Jan Nuyts: Cognitive Linguistics and Linguistic Typology41. Michael Tomasello: Cognitive Linguistics and First Language Acquisition42. Sherman Wilcox: Signed LanguagesPart VI: Applied and Interdisciplinary Perspectives43. Martin Putz: Cognitive Linguistics and Applied Linguistics44. Dirk Geeraerts: Lexicography45. Margaret H. Freeman: Cognitive Linguistic Approaches to Literary Studies: State of the Art in Cognitive Poetics46. Rene Dirven, Hans-Georg Wolf, and Frank Polzenhagen: Cognitive Linguistics and Cultural Studies47. Rene Dirven, Frank Polzenhagen, and Hans-Georg Wolf: Cognitive Linguistics, Ideology, and Critical Discourse Analysis48. Peter Harder: Cognitive Linguistics and Philosophy49. Chris Sinha: Cognitive Linguistics, Psychology, and Cognitive ScienceIndex