The Handbook of Cognitive Linguistics is a major new reference that presents a comprehensive overview of the main theoretical concepts and theoretical models of Cognitive Linguistics, and covers its various subfields, theoretical as well as applied.
The main points of the book:
- Key concepts in Cognitive Linguistics: prototypicality, metaphor, metonymy, embodiment, perspectivization, mental spaces, etc.
- Cognitive Grammar, Construction Grammar, and Word Grammar
- A third set of chapters compares Cognitive Linguistics with other forms of linguistic research