Metaphor is a central concept in literary studies, but it is also prevalent in everyday language and speech. Recent literary theories such as postmodernism and deconstruction have transformed the study of the text and revolutionized our thinking about metaphor. In this fascinating volume, David Punter: establishes the classical background of the term from its philosophical roots to the religious and political tradition of metaphor in the East; relates metaphor to the public realms of culture and politics and the way in ...

Metaphor 2007, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780415281669

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Metaphor 2007, Routledge, London, England

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