Metaphor and Emotion: Language, Culture, and Body in Human Feeling

Metaphor and Emotion: Language, Culture, and Body in Human Feeling

by Zoltan Kovecses
     
 

How human emotions are 'constructed' from individuals' embodied experiences in different cultural settings.See more details below

Overview

How human emotions are 'constructed' from individuals' embodied experiences in different cultural settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521541466
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Language and emotion concepts; 2. Metaphor of emotion; 3. Emotion metaphors: are they unique to the emotions?; 4. Events and emotions: the subcategorization of emotions; 5. The force of emotion; 6. Emotions and relationships; 7. Folk versus expert theories of emotion; 8. Universality in the conceptualization of emotion; 9. Cultural variation in the conceptualization of emotion; 10. Emotion language: a new synthesis.

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