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Forceville, Charles, and Billy Clark (2014). “Can pictures have explicatures?” Linguagem em (Dis)curso 14(3): 451-472

  Can pictures have explicatures? NB This text has no pictures; for the complete text, with pictures, access: http://www.portaldeperiodicos.unisul.br/index.php/Linguagem_Discurso/article/view/2592/1885   Charles Forceville[1] Billy Clark[2]   Abstract: This paper considers the question of whether pictures can be understood to give rise … Continue reading

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Imagery in the 21st Century. Book Review.

The following is a forthcoming book review in Journal of Pragmatics, expected to be published in 2013. If you want to refer to it, please mention the DOI code: 10.1016/j.pragma.2013.04.005 or contact the author (c.j.forceville@uva.nl). ChF, 30 April 2013. Download document: … Continue reading

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“Darwin’s lessons for the humanities” (2012). Review

The following is an unpublished ms. If you want to cite it, please do so as follows: Forceville, Charles (2012). “Darwin’s lessons for the humanities.” [review article on the basis of Boyd et al2010, Tomasello 2008, and De Waal 2009)] Unpublished … Continue reading

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Book Review: Charles J. Forceville and Eduardo Urios-Aparisi (eds), Multimodal Metaphor (Applications of Cognitive Linguistics 11)

Book Review: Charles J. Forceville and Eduardo Urios-Aparisi (eds), Multimodal Metaphor  (Applications of Cognitive Linguistics 11). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2009. 470 pp., 98 illus. ISBN 978–3–11–020515–2 (hbk)Featured in: Visual Communication is available online: Special Issue: Methodologies for Multimodal Research: 1 August 2012; Vol. 11, … Continue reading

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Peng, Mingwei (2011). Intercultural Pragmatics.

Peng, Mingwei (2011). Intercultural Pragmatics 8: 614–622 “Multimodal metaphor is the first book that specially discusses metaphors in contemporary social life and their multimodal usage. The most valuable part of this book is its discussion of metaphorical modes’ definition, classification, and … Continue reading

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Review of Mark Johnson, The Meaning of the Body.

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“Mark Johnson’s new monograph pursues the research line of the earlier books he published, together with George Lakoff and on his own (Lakoff and Johnson 1980, 1999; Johnson 1987, 1993), but breaks exciting new ground by its explicit focus on … Continue reading

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Book review of Jewitt (2009)

The following is a pre-proof version of a book review that was published as follows: Forceville, Charles (2010). Review of Carey Jewitt (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Multimodal  Analysis (2009), Journal of Pragmatics 42: 2604-2608. doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2010.03.003. If you  want to quote … Continue reading

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