New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. Paperback. Octavo, wraps, 400 p., bibl. Good. Item #142241
A multidisciplinary collaboration of anthropologists, linguists, and psychologists explore the way in which cultural knowledge is organized and used in everyday language. Essays include: "The cognitive model of anger inherent in American English" by George Lakoff, "Convergent evidence for a cultural model of American marriage," "Ecuadorian illness stories: cultural knowledge in natural dicourse." Includes notes.