Publication details [#52771]

Ning Yu. 2009. The Chinese HEART in a Cognitive Perspective. Culture, Body, and Language. (Applications of Cognitive Linguistics 12). Berlin: De Gruyter. ix+44 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


This cognitive semantic study deals with the Chinese conceptualization of the heart, considered holistically as the center of both emotions and thought, in contrast to the Western heart-head dichotomy.