This is one of the most authoritative overviews of cognitive linguistics on the market today, from one of the masters of this subtle field.
What does this book cover?
This revised and updated edition of Cognitive Linguistics: A Complete Guide is a deep exploration of how the human mind shapes language, and in turn how language can shape the mind. It explores the linguistic side of literature, text communication, discourse and society in general.
New features of Cognitive Linguistics: A Complete Guide includes 7 completely new chapters, encompassing:
About the Author
Vyvyan Evans is the author of more than 14 books on different aspects of language and linguistics. He was a professor of Linguistics at Bangor University, Brighton University and the University of Sussex. He received his PhD from Georgetown University, and is recently best known for his research into ‘emojis’.
Here, Professor Evans delivers a detailed yet accessible text explaining the nature of human language and how to apply cognitive linguistics to many different topics.