Progress in Colour Studies

Volume I. Language and culture

| University of Glasgow
| University of Glasgow
ISBN 9789027232397 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
ISBN 9789027293039 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00

Along with its companion volume, this book offers a fascinating glimpse into the current avenues of research into colour, a phenomenon which daily affects all our lives in often surprising ways. The majority of the papers originated in a 2004 conference entitled ‘Progress in Colour Studies’ which was held in the University of Glasgow, U.K. The contributions to this first volume, which is principally linguistic and anthropological in content, and to its companion on the psychological aspects of colour, present either summaries of state-of-the-art colour research in various disciplines, or in-depth accounts of certain aspects of such work. This volume includes approaches such as Natural Semantic Metalanguage, social network analysis, quantitative analysis, type modification, vantage theory, the centrality of social norms of inference, place-names and heraldry. In the process, new insights are offered into the following languages: English, French, Portuguese, Sorbian, Burarra, Cape Breton Gaelic, Tzotzil, and others.

[Not in series, PICS 1]  2006.  xii, 223 pp.
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Table of Contents
Dr Robert E. MacLaury 1944–2004: An Appreciation
Terri MacKeigan and Chris Sinha
Section 1: Theoretical and methodological approaches
The semantics of colour: A new paradigm
Anna Wierzbicka
A grammatical network of Tzotzil-Mayan colour terms
Terri MacKeigan and Stephen Q. Muth
Quantitative linguistics in the study of colour terminology: A research report
Adam Pawłowski
Basic colour terms and type modification: Meaning in relation to function, salience and correlating attributes
Anders Steinvall
Beyond colour: Modelling language in colour-like ways
Adam Glaz
The normativity of colour
Barbara Saunders
Section 2: Modern languages
Age-related differences in the basic colour vocabulary of French
Isabel Forbes
Towards a general description of the semantic field of colour in European Portuguese
Margarita Correia
Evolving secondary colours: Evidence from Sorbian
Andrew Hippisley and Ian R.L. Davies
Colour terms in Nova Scotia
Heidi Ann Lazar-Meyn
Section 3: Historical approaches
Political upheaval and a disturbance in the colour vocabulary of Early English
Carole P. Biggam
Colours of the landscape: Old English colour terms in place-names
Carole Hough
The medieval gaze at grips with a medieval world
Michael J. Huxtable
“Progress in Colour Studies brings together contributions on a broad range of topics, from cognitive and linguistic theories of colour to analyses of usage in medieval and contemporary settings. The volume is particularly valuable for its varied theoretical perspectives and for studies of colour term systems that are undergoing significant change.”
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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