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Title Introduction to Paremiology : a Comprehensive Guide to Proverb Studies / edited by Hrisztalina Hrisztova-Gotthardt, Melita Aleksa Varga.

Published Warschau/Berlin : De Gruyter, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (382 pages) : illustrations
Series De Gruyter Open Access eBooks
Bibliography 35 schw.-w. Abb.
Contents Frontmatter -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- List of Contributing Authors -- Introduction / Hrisztova-Gotthardt, Hrisztalina ; Varga, Melita Aleksa -- 1 Subject Area, Terminology, Proverb Definitions, Proverb Features / Norrick, Neal R. -- 2 Origin of Proverbs / Mieder, Wolfgang -- 3 Categorization of Proverbs / Lauhakangas, Outi -- 4 Semiotic and Semantic Aspects of the Proverb / Grzybek, Peter -- 5 Structural Aspects of Proverbs / Mac Coinnigh, Marcas -- 6 Pragmatic and Stylistic Aspects of Proverbs / Jesenšek, Vida -- 7 Cognitive Apects of Proverbs / Lewandowska, Anna ; Antos, Gerd -- 8 Empirical Research and Paremiological Minimum / Ďurčo, Peter -- 9 Proverbs from a Corpus Linguistic Point of View / Steyer, Kathrin -- 10 Paremiography: Proverb Collections / Kispál, Tamás -- 11 Contrastive Study of Proverbs / Petrova, Roumyana -- 12 Proverbs in Literature / Doyle, Charles Clay -- 13 Proverbs in Mass Media / Konstantinova, Anna -- 14 Proverbs and Foreign Language Teaching / Fiedler, Sabine -- 15 Anti-proverbs / Litovkina, Anna T. -- Glossary of Key Terms Appearing in the Book -- List of Tables -- List of Figures -- Index.
Summary This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology. It presents the main subject area as well as the current status of paremiological research. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar-specialist in their area of proverbial research. The book successfully represents a measured balance between the popular and scientific approach.
History notes Hrisztalina Hrisztova-Gotthardt, University of Pécs, Pécs, HungaryMelita Aleksa Varga, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia.
Language notes In English.
Other author Aleksa Varga, Melita, editor.
Hrisztova-Gotthardt, Hrisztalina, editor.
De Gruyter Online issuing body.
Subject Linguistics and Semiotics -- Applied Linguistics -- Evolutionary Linguistics.
Linguistics and Semiotics -- Theoretical Frameworks and Disciplines -- Applied Linguistics.
ISBN 9783110410167
Standard Number 10.2478/9783110410167