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More than Cool Reason

Author: George Lakoff

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226470986

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 237

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"The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool.' What we're saying whenever we say is a theme this book illumines for anyone attentive." — Hugh Kenner, Johns Hopkins University "In this bold and powerful book, Lakoff and Turner continue their use of metaphor to show how our minds get hold of the world. They have achieved nothing less than a postmodern Understanding Poetry, a new way of reading and teaching that makes poetry again important." — Norman Holland, University of Florida
More than Cool Reason
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: George Lakoff, Mark Turner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-07-27 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool.' What we're saying whenever
More than Cool Reason
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: George Lakoff, Mark Turner
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989-06-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

"The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool.' What we're saying whenever
Conventional and Original Metaphors in French Autobiography
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Madalina Akli
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Peter Lang

This book studies three autobiographies, each of which is at least partially devoid of chronological structure: Sartre's The Words, Perec's W or The Memory of Childhood, and Sarraute's Childhood. Calendar-based order, traditionally associated with autobiography, fails to provide the coherence the readers expect. Hence, readers must create a sense of
The Bottom Translation
Language: en
Pages: 165
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Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Northwestern University Press

The Bottom Translation represents the first critical attempt at applying the ideas and methods of the great Russian critic, Mikhail Bakhtin, to the works of Shakespeare and other Elizabethans. Professor Kott uncovers the cultural and mythopoetic traditions underlying A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Tempest, Dr. Faustus, and other plays. His
Metaphors
Language: en
Pages: 117
Authors: Stefano Arduini
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Ed. di Storia e Letteratura

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