Key Topics in Cognitive Linguistics

In this book written in Croatian, Ljiljana Šarić and Marija Brala-Vukanović explore cognitive linguists’ main research focuses.

A girl sticking her tongue out
Photo: Jesenski i Turk

In ten chapters of this book, Ljiljana Šarić and Marija Brala-Vukanović discuss the key topics of contemporary cognitive linguistics. One of the chapters provides a comprehensive overview of cognitive linguistics research in Croatia. The topics covered in the book include construal and image schemas, prototypes and categorization, metaphor, metonymy, and conceptual blending. The theoretical considerations are interwoven with a variety of illustrative examples, and each chapter is followed by exercises. The book is aimed at a broad audience interested in the connection between language and thought, and how meaning is created in communication.


Publisher: Jesenski i Turk.


By Ljiljana Šarić
Published Apr. 25, 2020 10:45 PM - Last modified May 6, 2021 9:06 AM