Download e-book for kindle: Advances in Cultural Linguistics by Farzad Sharifian

By Farzad Sharifian

This groundbreaking assortment represents the large scope of state-of-the-art learn in Cultural Linguistics, a burgeoning box of interdisciplinary inquiry into the relationships among language and cultural cognition. The fabrics surveyed in its chapters show how cultural conceptualisations encoded in language relate to all elements of human lifestyles - from emotion and embodiment to kinship, faith, marriage and politics, even the knowledge of lifestyles and loss of life. Cultural Linguistics attracts on cognitive technology, complexity technological know-how and allotted cognition, between different disciplines, to reinforce its theoretical and analytical base. The instruments it has built have labored towards insightful investigations into the cultural grounding of language in different utilized domain names, together with global Englishes, cross-cultural/intercultural pragmatics, intercultural communique, educating English as a world Language (TEIL), and political discourse analysis.

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