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Text, Textuality and Texture

Peter Stockwell

in Texture - A Cognitive Aesthetics of Reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print September 2005 | ISBN: 9780748625819
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651511 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625819.003.0001
Text, Textuality and Texture

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the principles of cognitive poetics, covering experientialism, generalisation, stylistics, continuity, embodiment and ecology. It then describes the models and methods used in the book, including text worlds, prototypicality, projection and cognitive grammar. The value of cognitive poetics is discussed followed by an overview of the subsequent chapters.

Keywords: cognitive poetics; experientialism; generalisation; stylistics; continuity; embodiment; ecology; text worlds; projection; cognitive grammar

Chapter.  7298 words. 

Subjects: Linguistics

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