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Culture, body, and language [electronic resource] : conceptualizations of internal body organs across cultures and languages / edited by Farzad Sharifian ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Sharifian, Farzad.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Applications of cognitive linguistics: 7.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, c2008Description: 1 online resource (x, 431 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9783110199109 (electronic bk.); 3110199106 (electronic bk.); 1283396610; 9781283396615.Subject(s): Language and culture | Human body and language | Philology | Culture | Human Body | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- General | Organen (biologie) | BeeldspraakGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Culture, body, and language.DDC classification: 401 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: One of the central themes in cognitive linguistics is the uniquely human development of some higher potential called the "mind" and, more particularly, the intertwining of body and mind, which has come to be known as embodiment. Several books and volumes have explored this theme in length. However, the interaction between culture, body and language has not received the due attention that it deserves. Naturally, any serious exploration of the interface between body, language and culture would require an analytical tool that would capture the ways in which different cultural groups con.
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One of the central themes in cognitive linguistics is the uniquely human development of some higher potential called the "mind" and, more particularly, the intertwining of body and mind, which has come to be known as embodiment. Several books and volumes have explored this theme in length. However, the interaction between culture, body and language has not received the due attention that it deserves. Naturally, any serious exploration of the interface between body, language and culture would require an analytical tool that would capture the ways in which different cultural groups con.

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