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The Poetics of Mind : Figurative Thought, Language, and Understanding
The Poetics of Mind Figurative Thought Language and Understanding
Author: Jr, Raymond W. Gibbs
The traditional view of the mind holds that poetic language is a special human ability requiring different cognitive and linguistic skills than employed in ordinary language. The author overturns the traditional perspective by showing how figurative aspects of language reveal the poetic structure of mind. Ideas and research from psychology, li...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780521429924
ISBN-10: 0521429927
Publication Date: 8/26/1994
Pages: 537
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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