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Other Developments in Metaphor Theory

James W. Underhill

in Creating Worldviews: Metaphor, Ideology and Language

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748643158
eISBN:
9780748651566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643158.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

It would be a mistake to assume that cognitive linguists uncovered the secret power of the metaphor. At least two reasons contradict such an idea: firstly, there has always been a great deal of work ... More


Ad oculos: Ways of Seeing, Reading, and Collecting

Christopher D. Johnson

in Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477423
eISBN:
9780801464065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477423.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter engages Ernst Gombrich's essay “Icones symbolicae” and Michael Baxandall's interpretation of Leon Battista Alberti's debts to the rhetorical tradition to examine the iconology of ... More


“Since We Came out of This Ground”: Iroquois Legal Arguments at the Treaty of Lancaster

Craig Yirush

in Justice in a New World: Negotiating Legal Intelligibility in British, Iberian, and Indigenous America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479850129
eISBN:
9781479838394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850129.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Over time, Natives and settlers not only came to appreciate the political implications of treaties but also learned to manipulate each other’s legal concepts. Craig Yirush shows the Iroquois’ skill ... More


Introduction: Making Sense

Mary Carruthers

in The Experience of Beauty in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199590322
eISBN:
9780191804540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199590322.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book begins from the premise that medieval aesthetic experience is bound into human sensation and that human knowledge is sense-derived, the agents of which are all corporeal. It focuses on the ... More


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