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Culture and language provide two essential frameworks to deal with the concept of time. They view time as observer-determined and thus shed light on multiple and often conflicting temporalities we live in, think, and talk about. Relying on empirical methods, the book explores linguistic and psychological parameters of time perception and conceptualization. It deals, among others, with temporal aspects of language acquisition, neural mechanisms of memory and attention, as well as event structures. Further chapters focus on the understanding of time in philosophy, literature, the arts, and non-verbal communication.…mehr

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Culture and language provide two essential frameworks to deal with the concept of time. They view time as observer-determined and thus shed light on multiple and often conflicting temporalities we live in, think, and talk about. Relying on empirical methods, the book explores linguistic and psychological parameters of time perception and conceptualization. It deals, among others, with temporal aspects of language acquisition, neural mechanisms of memory and attention, as well as event structures. Further chapters focus on the understanding of time in philosophy, literature, the arts, and non-verbal communication.
  • Produktdetails
  • Lodz Studies in Language 32
  • Verlag: Peter Lang Ltd. International Academic Publishers
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 264339
  • Seitenzahl: 416
  • Erscheinungstermin: 27. März 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 153mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 710g
  • ISBN-13: 9783631643396
  • ISBN-10: 363164339X
  • Artikelnr.: 40669437
Autorenporträt
Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk is Professor Ordinarius in English Language and Linguistics of the University of Lódz (Poland). The author of numerous books and papers, she focuses on cognitive corpus semantic and discourse-related studies of language, with applications to translation and second-language acquisition. Krzysztof Kosecki is an Associate Professor in the Chair of English and General Linguistics, University of Lódz. His research focuses on theories of metaphor and metonymy, cognitive poetics, and signed languages.
Inhaltsangabe
Contents: Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk/Krzysztof Kosecki: Introduction - Argiro Vatakis: TIMELY: A Network on Timing and Time Perception - Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk: Time and Time Experience in Language - Dwight Holbrook: Is Present Time a Precondition for the Existence of the Material and Public World? - James Moir: Time to Talk - Jacek Walinski: Complementarity of Space and Time in Motion-Framed Distance - Jacek Walinski: Atemporality of Coextension Paths - Janusz Badio: Temporal Parameters of Narrative Events: a Study of Unitizing a Videotaped Activity and its Verbal Coding - Jerzy Tomaszczyk: Investigating Perceptions of Lexical Obsolence - Martina Ivanová: Evidentiality and Temporal Perspective of Utterance - Joanna Latkowska: Creating the Timeline in English Narratives: the Bilingual Perspective - Dan Zakay/Dida Fleisig/Neta David: Prospective Timing During Conversations - Anna Esposito/Antonietta M. Esposito/Marilena Esposito: On Distinctive Visual and Auditory Timing Cues in Language Tasks - Andrzej Boguslawski: A Brief Account of a Negation Theory of the Slavonic Verbal Aspects - John Newman/Kristina Geeraert: TIME in a Semantically-annotated Corpus of Canadian English - Joanna Pawliczak: Time Metaphors in English - a Corpus-based Study - Krzysztof Kosecki: Metaphorical and Metonymic Representations of Time in Polish Sign Language - Agnès Leroux: Duration in English and in French: a Linguistic Description of the Relation Between a Process and a Time Interval - Michal B. Paradowski: Enhancing the Acquisition of Foreign-language Tense Properties - Valery Lichev: Relativity of Time in Belles-lettres - Jacek Wisniewski: When does an Era End? The Example of British Great War Poetry - Jadwiga Uchman: Time and Drama - the Last Soliloquy in Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus - Sonia Front: «Absent Presence» - Quantum Time and Quantum Consciousness in Wilson Harris's Palace of the Peacock - Selga Goldmane: Translation of Time: from Literary Work to Screen in Stanley Kubrick's Films - Karen Heald/Susan Ligget: Time and the Chora: «Transitory Strata» and «in-between-ness» within «Dream Films» - Magdalena Zegarlinska: «In the Darkness of Future Past». Time in David Lynch's Films.