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Metaphor and Emotion
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Zoltán Kövecses
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Are human emotions best characterized as biological, psychological, or cultural entities? Many researchers claim that emotions arise either from human biology (i.e., biological reductionism) or as products of culture (i.e., social constructionism). This book challenges this simplistic division between the body and culture by showing how human emotions are to
Metaphor and Corpus Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: Alice Deignan
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

Metaphor is a topical issue across a number of disciplines, wherever researchers are concerned with how speakers and writers package and process messages. This book is addressed at readers from diverse academic backgrounds who are interested in ways of researching metaphor from different perspectives, and especially through corpus linguistics. A
Banned Emotions
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Laura Otis
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-26 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Who benefits and who loses when emotions are described in particular ways? How do metaphors such as "hold on" and "let go" affect people's emotional experiences? Banned Emotions, written by neuroscientist-turned-literary scholar Laura Otis, draws on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology to challenge popular attempts to suppress certain
The History of Emotions
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Jan Plamper
Categories: PSYCHOLOGY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-06 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The history of emotions is one of the fastest growing fields in current historical debate, and this is the first book-length introduction to the field, synthesizing the current research, and offering direction for future study. The History of Emotions is organized around the debate between social constructivist and universalist theories
Metaphors, Narratives, Emotions
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Stefán Snævarr
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Rodopi

This book argues that there is a complex logical and epistemological interplay between the concepts of metaphor, narrative, and emotions. They share a number of important similarities and connections. In the first place, all three are constituted by aspect-seeing, the seeing-as or perception of Gestalts. Secondly, all three are meaning-endowing