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  • Metaphor and Figurative Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Hanks, Rachel Giora

    With contributions from Aristotle to Lakoff and Johnson, and incorporating the work of philosophers, linguists, literary theorists, and cognitive psychologists, this wide-ranging and multidisciplinary six-volume collection on metaphor and figurative language is a new title from Routledge’s Critical…

    Hardback – 2011-11-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Documenting Christianity in Egypt, Sixth to Fourteenth Centuries

    1st Edition

    By Leslie S.B. MacCoull

    The nineteen studies in this volume, produced over the last fifteen years, cover three areas in Christian Egypt's long and enduring history. First are eight papers dealing with record-keeping in both of the Christian Egyptian culture-carrying languages of late antiquity, Coptic and Greek, showing…

    Hardback – 2011-09-02
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Latin Rhetoric and Education in the Middle Ages and Renaissance

    1st Edition

    By James J. Murphy

    The essays in this volume deal with the history of rhetoric and education for the thousand years from the early Middle Ages to the European Renaissance. They represent the author's pioneering efforts over four decades to piece together a kind of mosaic which will provide elements necessary to…

    Hardback – 2005-05-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Narrative Theory

    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mieke Bal

    This set of volumes sketches the history, breadth, and applicability of narrative theory, thus demonstrating its value as an analytical instrument. The collection includes articles from the leading names of narrative theory, such as Roland Barthes, Mikhail Bakhtin, Tzvetan Todorov and…

    Hardback – 2004-07-29
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies

  • Language and Learning in Renaissance Italy

    Selected Articles, 1st Edition

    By John Monfasani

    Language was the Italian humanists’ stock-in-trade, rhetoric their core discipline. In this volume Professor Monfasani collects together his most important articles on these subjects. One group of these, including two review essays, focuses specifically on the humanist Lorenzo Valla and on his…

    Hardback – 1994-11-03
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Coptic Perspectives on Late Antiquity

    1st Edition

    By Leslie S.B. MacCoull

    The transitions from Antiquity to the Middle Ages continue to demand explanation; in the case of Egypt there is the added question of why the Coptic language died out following the Arab conquests. In these studies Dr MacCoull draws on the extensive papyrological evidence, in both Coptic and Greek,…

    Hardback – 1993-02-26
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Through Language to Reality

    Studies on Medieval Semantics and Metaphysics, 1st Edition

    By L. M. de Rijk, E. P. Bos

    Professor de Rijk’s interest here is in the views on reality put forward by the medieval thinkers from Boethius to William of Ockham, but especially in the 12th-14th centuries, the period from Abelard onwards.Theology was naturally a key influence, but sematic theories - the philosophical theories…

    Hardback – 1989-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Lies, Language and Logic in the Late Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Paul Vincent Spade

    ’This sentence is false’ - is that true? The ’Liar paradox’ embodied in those words exerted a particular fascination on the logicians of the Western later Middle Ages, and, along with similar ’insoluble’ problems, forms the subject of the first group of articles in this volume. In the following…

    Hardback – 1988-06-30
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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