Beyond Cognitive Metaphor Theory: Perspectives on Literary by Monika Fludernik

By Monika Fludernik

In this cutting edge assortment, a world staff of students come jointly to debate literary metaphors and cognitive metaphor idea. The volume's ambitions are three-fold. the 1st objective of the publication is to give a few contemporary methods to metaphor that have no fast reference to cognitive metaphor idea and feature constructed independently of it. whereas the cognitive procedure has turn into the major paradigm within the English conversing global, in other places (in Europe) rhetorical, semantic, and logical versions have remained in use and stay elaborated. those versions have to date had little overseas publicity. Their inclusion during this examine is intended to supply a stability to the cognitive paradigm and to open up a potential dialogue of the benefits and downsides of cognitive metaphor concept for the research of literary texts. the second one target of the gathering is to demonstrate more than a few winning purposes of the hot cognitive types to literary texts. And, the 3rd objective of the study is to supply an review of cognitive metaphor concept from a literary standpoint.

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