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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 new and published books in the subject of Cognitive Linguistics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Linguistic Analysis of Jokes

    By Graeme Ritchie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book starts from three observations. First, the use of humour is a complex, puzzling, and idiosyncratically human form of behaviour (and hence is of scientific interest). Second, there is currently no theory of how humour works. Third, one useful step towards a theory of humour is to analyze...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Kafka’s Cognitive Realism

    By Emily Troscianko

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This book uses insights from the cognitive sciences to illuminate Kafka’s poetics, exemplifying a paradigm for literary studies in which cognitive-scientific insights are brought to bear directly on literary texts. The volume shows that the concept of "cognitive realism" can be a critically...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction

    By Tamar Sovran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book presents a study of meaning relations, linking the philosophical tradition of conceptual analysis with recent theories and methodologies in cognitive semantics. Its main concern is the extent to which analyzing meaning relations between cognate words reveal the infrastructure of the...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ulysses and the Poetics of Cognition

    By Patrick Colm Hogan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    Given Ulysses’ perhaps unparalleled attention to the operations of the human mind, it is unsurprising that critics have explored the work’s psychology. Nonetheless, there has been very little research that draws on recent cognitive science to examine thought and emotion in this novel. Hogan sets...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Translation and Web Searching

    By Vanessa Enríquez Raído

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    The book presents a comprehensive study of various cognitive and affective aspects of web searching for translation problem solving. Research into the use of the web as an external aid of consultation has frequently occupied a secondary position in the investigation of translation processes. The...

    Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Automated Essay Evaluation

    Current Applications and New Directions

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill Burstein

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary handbook reviews the latest methods and technologies used in automated essay evaluation (AEE) methods and technologies. Highlights include the latest in the evaluation of performance-based writing assessments and recent advances in the teaching of writing,...

    Published April 17th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Allomorphy in Inflexion (Routledge Revivals)

    By Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, this book broke new ground in research on inflectional morphology. Drawing on evidence from a wide variety of languages, it shows that this is not just a phenomenon left over from obsolete phonological processes but a subject deserving of respect in its own right. The book...

    Published February 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Equilibrium of Human Syntax

    Symmetries in the Brain

    By Andrea Moro

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This book assembles a collection of papers in two different domains: formal syntax and neurolinguistics. Here Moro provides evidence that the two fields are becoming more and more interconnected and that the new fascinating empirical questions and results in the latter field cannot be obtained...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Literary Reading, Cognition and Emotion

    An Exploration of the Oceanic Mind

    By Michael Burke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    This work seeks to chart what happens in the embodied minds of engaged readers when they read literature. Despite the recent stylistic, linguistic, and cognitive advances that have been made in text-processing methodology and practice, very little is known about this cultural-cognitive process and...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Cognitive Linguistics and Second Language Learning

    Theoretical Basics and Experimental Evidence

    By Andrea Tyler

    This book illustrates the ways that cognitive linguistics, a relatively new paradigm in language studies, can illuminate and facilitate language research and teaching. The first part of the book introduces the basics of cognitive linguistic theory in a way that is geared toward second language...

    Published March 7th 2012 by Routledge