The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language / Edition 1

The Literary Mind: The Origins of Thought and Language / Edition 1

by Mark Turner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019512667X

ISBN-13: 9780195126679

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Turner ranges from the tools of modern linguistics and classical rhetoric to the recent work of neuroscientists to literary masterpieces by Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, and Proust, to explain how story and projection--and their powerful combination in parable--are fundamental to everyday thought.

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Turner ranges from the tools of modern linguistics and classical rhetoric to the recent work of neuroscientists to literary masterpieces by Homer, Dante, Shakespeare, and Proust, to explain how story and projection--and their powerful combination in parable--are fundamental to everyday thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195126679
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
200,633
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Bedtime with Shahrazad
2. Human Meaning
3. Body Action
4. Figured Tales
5. Creative Blends
6. Many Spaces
7. Single Lives
8. Language
Notes
Further Reading on Image Schemas
Index

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