Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 August 2019

222 Pages | 21

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474449984

Bookseller Code (06)

Cognitive Linguistic Approaches to Text and Discourse

From Poetics to Politics

Edited by Christopher hart

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Applies cognitive linguistic approaches to text analysis in the traditions of poetics and critical discourse analysis
  • Brings together scholars working across stylistics and critical discourse analysis including Peter Stockwell, Joanna Gavins and Elena Semino
  • Uses experimental and ethnographic methods for textual research
  • Explores phenomena such as metaphor, viewpoint and deixis as well as epiphenomenal qualities such as a text's ambience, atmosphere, power, ideology or persuasiveness
  • Texts analysed include Percy Shelly's A Summer Evening Churchyard, Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch, the Lord's Prayer as found in the Gospel according to Matthew, Bruce Springsteen's The Rising

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