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October 2022. xi, 442 pp.
Within cognitive and functional approaches to language structure and grammaticality, analogy and contrast represent two fundamental human cognitive capacities, which, up to now, have mostly been examined separately. This volume... read more
October 2022. xv, 240 pp.
The contribution that scholarly organizations make to the study of languages and literatures is a service to the value of systematically learning and using meaning—understanding that meaning operates in systems. Constructively... read more
October 2022. xiii, 242 pp.
A Cognitive Perspective on Spatial Prepositions: Intertwining networks is devoted to the issue of the relation between language and thought approached from the perspective of spatial relations encoded by four... read more
October 2022. xxi, 1882 pp. (2 vols.)
The Manual section of the Handbook of Pragmatics, produced under the auspices of the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA), is a collection of articles describing traditions, methods, and notational systems relevant to the... read more
Hegemony, Discourse, and Political StrategyTowards a post-Marxist understanding of contestation and politicization
October 2022. vi, 234 pp.
Hegemony, Discourse, and Political Strategy revisits a question that has long fascinated socialists, progressives, democrats, Greens, and Marxists – how do left-wing forces win at politics? Thirty-five years ago,... read more
October 2022. xi, 278 pp.
This book explores an important aspect of human existence: humor in self-translation, a virtually unexplored area of research in Humour Studies and Translation Studies. Of the select group of international scholars contributing... read more
Humour in the BeginningReligion, humour and laughter in formative stages of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Judaism
October 2022. xii, 306 pp.
Humour in the Beginning presents a multidisciplinary collection of fourteen in-depth case-studies on the role of humour – both benign and blasphemous, elitist and ordinary, orthodox and heterodox – in early,... read more