Advances in Cultural Linguistics by Farzad Sharifian

By Farzad Sharifian

This groundbreaking assortment represents the vast scope of state of the art learn in Cultural Linguistics, a burgeoning box of interdisciplinary inquiry into the relationships among language and cultural cognition. The fabrics surveyed in its chapters show how cultural conceptualisations encoded in language relate to all points of human existence - from emotion and embodiment to kinship, faith, marriage and politics, even the knowledge of lifestyles and dying. Cultural Linguistics attracts on cognitive technological know-how, complexity technological know-how and dispensed cognition, between different disciplines, to reinforce its theoretical and analytical base. The instruments it has built have labored towards insightful investigations into the cultural grounding of language in different utilized domain names, together with international Englishes, cross-cultural/intercultural pragmatics, intercultural communique, instructing English as a global Language (TEIL), and political discourse analysis.

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