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Viewpoint in Language: A Multimodal Perspective

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What makes us talk about viewpoint and perspective in linguistic analyses and in literary texts, as well as in landscape art? Is this shared vocabulary marking real connections between the disparate phenomena? This volume argues that human cognition is not only rooted in the human body, but also inherently 'viewpointed' as a result; consequently, so are language and communication. Dancygier and Sweetser bring together researchers who do not typically meet on common ground: analysts of narrative and literary style, linguists ...

Viewpoint in Language: A Multimodal Perspective 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107569300

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Viewpoint in Language: A Multimodal Perspective 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107017832

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