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Culture, Body, and Language : Conceptualizations of Internal Body Organs across Cultures and Languages.

Author: Farzad Sharifian; Ren Dirven; Ning Yu
Publisher: Berlin : Walter de Gruyter, 2008.
Series: Applications of cognitive linguistics.
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One of the central themes in cognitive linguistics is the uniquely human development of some higher potential called the "mind" and, more particularly, the intertwining of body and mind, which has come to be known as embodiment. Several books and volumes have explored this theme in length. However, the interaction between culture, body and language has not received the due attention that it deserves. Naturally, any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Farzad Sharifian; Ren Dirven; Ning Yu
ISBN: 9783110199109 3110199106
OCLC Number: 476206235
Description: 1 online resource (444 pages).
Series Title: Applications of cognitive linguistics.

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The volume makes a significant contribution to the understanding of the intricate relationship between culture, body and language by focusing on conceptualizations of internal body organs in several  Read more...

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