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Emerson's English Traits and the Natural History of Metaphor

Emerson's English Traits and the Natural History of Metaphor( )
Author: LaRocca, David
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Metaphors are ubiquitous and yet-or, for that very reason-go largely unseen. We are all variously susceptible to a blindness or blurry vision of metaphors; yet even when they are seen clearly, we are left to situate the ambiguities, conflations and contradictions they regularly present-logically, aesthetically and morally.David LaRocca's book serves as a set of 'reminders' of certain features of the natural history of our language-especially the tropes that permeate and define it. As...
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Detailed Subjects: Science / Natural History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.01 x 9 x 1.01 Inches
Book Weight:1.362 Pounds

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