Language, Mind, and the Lexicon (Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach und Kulturwissenschaft Duisburg Papers on Research in Language and Culture) por From Peter Lang AG

October 20, 2018

Language, Mind, and the Lexicon (Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach und Kulturwissenschaft Duisburg Papers on Research in Language and Culture) por From Peter Lang AG

Titulo del libro: Language, Mind, and the Lexicon (Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach und Kulturwissenschaft Duisburg Papers on Research in Language and Culture)

Autor: From Peter Lang AG

ISBN: 3631554362

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This book is a collection of selected papers dealing with the interplay between language and mind, with an emphasis on the role of the lexicon in this relationship. The lexicon is a very important part of any contemporary linguistic model nowadays, and can be studied from different perspectives. However, the focus here will be on the lexicon as an interface between mind activity and the linguistic message in terms of meaning, both denotative and connotative, because the lexicon is perhaps the most important conceptual descriptive structure that can show how mind interacts with language.


The Editors: Iraide Ibarretxe-Antunano (Ph.D., Edinburgh University) is Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and has been research fellow at UC Berkeley (1999-2001), the International Computer Science Institute (2000-2001), and the University of Deusto, Spain (2001-2003). She is especially interested in issues related to cross-linguistic polysemy, constructions, semantic change, semantic typology, sound symbolism, metaphor and metonymy, perception, space and motion.
Carlos Inchaurralde (Ph.D., Zaragoza University) is Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). His current research interests include cognitive linguistics (especially lexical categorization and metaphor theory), applied linguistics (language teaching, vocabulary research and corpora linguistics) and intercultural communication.
Jesus-M. Sanchez-Garcia (Ph.D., Granada University) is Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at Cordoba University (Spain) - formerly at UAM (Autonoma University of Madrid) - and has been visiting researcher/scholar at Georgetown University (1993) and UC Berkeley (2000). His main research interests include theoretical and applied functional and cognitive linguistics, especially semantic and pragmatic aspects of lexical, conceptual and textual meaning; language, textual and cultural cognition and their relation to discourse and communication studies; as well as English-Spanish cross-linguistic and cross-cultural relations.