Negation Text Worlds And Discourse
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📒Negation Text Worlds And Discourse ✍ Laura Hidalgo-Downing
✏Negation Text Worlds and Discourse Book Summary : This work originates from the need to develop an integrated dynamic model of negation in discourse that is adequate for understanding the role of negation in an extensive and complex piece of discourse. Most work on negation is strongly influenced by traditional philosophical problems, but little work had been carried out in the area of discourse. This book fills a gap in studies of negation in discourse by providing an up-to-date critical review of the state of the art in negation and by proposing a model of negation that brings together the semantic, cognitive, and pragmatic features of negation, which are crucial for an understanding of its role in discourse.
📒Text World Theory An Introduction ✍ Joanna Gavins
✏Text World Theory An Introduction Book Summary : Text World Theory is a cognitive model of all human discourse processing. In this introductory textbook, Joanna Gavins sets out a usable framework for understanding mental representations. Text World Theory is explained using naturally occurring texts and real situations, including literary works, advertising discourse, the language of lonely hearts, horoscopes, route directions, cookery books and song lyrics. The book will therefore enable students, teachers and researchers to make practical use of the text-world framework in a wide range of linguistic and literary contexts.
📒Text World Theory And Keats Poetry ✍ Marcello Giovanelli
✏Text World Theory and Keats Poetry Book Summary : Text World Theory and Keats' Poetry applies advances in cognitive poetics and text world theory to four poems by the nineteenth century poet John Keats. It takes the existing text world theory as a starting point and draws on stylistics, literary theory, cognitive linguistics, cognitive psychology and dream theories to explore reading poems in the light of their emphasis on states of desire, dreaming and nightmares. It accounts for the representation of these states and the ways in which they are likely to be processed, monitored and understood. Text World Theory and Keats' Poetry advances both the current field of cognitive stylistics but also analyses Keats in a way that offers new insights into his poetry. It is of interest to stylisticians and those in literary studies.
📒World Building ✍ Joanna Gavins
✏World Building Book Summary : World Building represents the state-of-the-discipline in worlds-based approaches to discourse, collected together for the first time. Over the last 40 years the 'text-as-world' metaphor has become one of the most prevalent and productive means of describing the experiencing of producing and receiving discourse. This has been the case in a range of disciplines, including stylistics, cognitive poetics, narratology, discourse analysis and literary theory. The metaphor has enabled analysts to formulate a variety of frameworks for describing and examining the textual and conceptual mechanics involved in human communication, articulating these variously through such concepts as 'possible worlds', 'text-worlds' and 'storyworlds'. Each of these key approaches shares an understanding of discourse as a logically grounded, cognitively and pragmatically complex phenomenon. Discourse in this sense is capable of producing highly immersive and emotionally affecting conceptual spaces in the minds of discourse participants. The chapters examine how best to document and analyze this and this is an essential collection for stylisticians, linguists and narrative theorists.
📒Romanticism And The Rise Of English ✍ Andrew Elfenbein
✏Romanticism and the Rise of English Book Summary : Named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 Romanticism and the Rise of English addresses a peculiar development in contemporary literary criticism: the disappearance of the history of the English language as a relevant topic. Elfenbein argues for a return not to older modes of criticism, but to questions about the relation between literature and language that have vanished from contemporary investigation. His book is an example of a kind of work that has often been called for but rarely realized—a social philology that takes seriously the formal and institutional forces shaping the production of English. This results not only in a history of English, but also in a recovery of major events shaping English studies as a coherent discipline. This book points to new directions in literary criticism by arguing for the need to reconceptualize authorial agency in light of a broadened understanding of linguistic history.
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📒Text Worlds ✍ Paul Werth
✏Text worlds Book Summary : This book analyses the context in which text and discourse are perceived. It examines how we make sense of complex sentences which we read and hear, and how we, as writers and speakers, put together sentences in order to express certain concepts. It discusses the existence of `text worlds', mental constructs which we build up in the form of conceptual senarios.
📒Cognition And Literary Interpretation In Practice ✍ Harri Veivo
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📒The Language And Literature Reader ✍ Peter Stockwell
✏The Language and Literature Reader Book Summary : The Language and Literature Reader is the first collection in over a decade to address the study of the linguistic foundations and components of literature.
📒Discourse And Communication ✍ Ma Luisa Blanco Gómez
✏Discourse and Communication Book Summary : The present volume deals with different issues related to discourse and communication from a cognitive and functional perspective. Some of the chapters focus on analysing different types of text such as advertisements, conversation, tales and songs and multimodal texts. Others present a more theoretical approach to key aspects in the field like syntax, politeness, subjectivity and intersubjectivity.