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Titel: The Lexical Field of Taste: A Semantic Study...
Verlag: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket
Art des Buches: Used
Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, Supplementary Volume. No jacket. Hardcover volume with very lightly bumped spine ends, and front upper edge. One small dent on each leading edge. Name of previous owner (linguistics professor) penned on front pastedown. Contents are sound and clean, and the text is clear. TH. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 268794
Inhaltsangabe: Dr Backhouse undertakes a semantic study of taste terms in modern spoken Japanese. Through an investigation of the range of vocabulary available for the description of taste qualities, and their interrelationship in terms of meaning, Dr Backhouse presents a sensitive elucidation of the structure of Japanese taste terms, which has significant implications for anthropological linguistics. He explores important semantic issues, such as the relationship between evaluative and descriptive meaning, the intralinguistic mechanisms at work in metaphor, and draws illuminating connections between the lexical field of colour and that of taste.
Rezension: "...a useful addition to the small number of full-length studies of the vocabulary of taste." Joel Kuipers, Anthropological Linguistics
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