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More Than Cool Reason : Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor - George Lakoff

More Than Cool Reason

Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor

Paperback Published: 1st January 1989
ISBN: 9780226468129
Number Of Pages: 242

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"The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if it had: as though weather maps were more 'real' than the breath of autumn; as though, for that matter, Reason was really 'cool.' What we're saying whenever we say is a theme this book illumines for anyone attentive." -- Hugh Kenner, Johns Hopkins University
"In this bold and powerful book, Lakoff and Turner continue their use of metaphor to show how our minds get hold of the world. They have achieved nothing less than a postmodern Understanding Poetry, a new way of reading and teaching that makes poetry again important." -- Norman Holland, University of Florida

Acknowledgments
Preface
Life, Death, and Time
The Power of Poetic Metaphor
The Metaphoric Structure of a Single Poem
The Great Chain of Being Conclusion More on Traditional Views
Bibliography
Indexes
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ISBN: 9780226468129
ISBN-10: 0226468127
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 1st January 1989
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.3

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