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The Routledge Handbook of Metaphor and Language

Edited by: Elena Semino , Zsófia Demjén

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138775367
eBook ISBN: 9781315672953
Adobe ISBN: 9781317374718

10.4324/9781315672953
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The Routledge Handbook of Metaphor and Language provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research on metaphor and language. Featuring 35 chapters written by leading scholars from around the world, the volume takes a broad view of the field of metaphor and language, and brings together diverse and distinct theoretical and applied perspectives to cover six key areas:

  • Theoretical approaches to metaphor and language, covering Conceptual Metaphor Theory, Relevance Theory, Blending Theory and Dynamical Systems Theory;
  • Methodological approaches to metaphor and language, discussing ways of identifying metaphors in verbal texts, images and gestures, as well as the use of corpus linguistics;
  • Formal variation in patterns of metaphor use across text types, historical periods and languages; 
  • Functional variation of metaphor, in contexts including educational, commercial, scientific and political discourse, as well as online trolling;
  • The applications of metaphor for problem solving, in business, education, healthcare and conflict situations;
  • Language, metaphor, and cognitive development, examining the processing and comprehension of metaphors.

The Routledge Handbook of Language and Metaphor is a must-have survey of this key field, and is essential reading for those interested in language and metaphor.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Conceptual metaphor theory Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Figurativeness, conceptual metaphor, and blending Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Relevance theory and metaphor Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Metaphor, language, and dynamical systems Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Identifying metaphors in language Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Finding systematic metaphors Download PDF
Chapter  8:  From Linguistic to Conceptual Metaphors Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Corpus-linguistic approaches to metaphor analysis Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Analysing metaphor in gesture Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Analysing metaphors in multimodal texts Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Metaphor and parts-of-speech Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Textual patterning of metaphor Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Genre and metaphor Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Creative metaphor in literature Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Conventional and novel metaphors in language Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Metaphor and diachronic variation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Metaphor in Translation Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Metaphor in sign language Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Metaphor use in educational contexts Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Metaphor and the representation of scientific issues Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Metaphor and persuasion in politics Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Metaphor and persuasion in commercial advertising Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Metaphor and story-telling Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Metaphor, impoliteness, and offence in online communication Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Using metaphor in healthcare Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Using metaphor in healthcare Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Using metaphor as a management tool Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Using metaphor in the teaching of second/foreign languages Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Using metaphor for peace-building, empathy, and reconciliation Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Using metaphor to influence public perceptions and policy Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Metaphor processing Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Psycholinguistic approaches to metaphor acquisition and use Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Metaphor acquisition and use in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Metaphor comprehension and production in a second language Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Epilogue Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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