Metaphor Map of Old English

Anderson, W., Hough, C., Kay, C., Bramwell, E., Aitken, B., Hamilton, R. and Alexander, M. (2015) Metaphor Map of Old English. [Website]

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Abstract

The Metaphor Map of Old English shows the metaphorical links which have been identified between different areas of meaning. The links in this version of the Map are from the Anglo-Saxon period. Alongside the parallel Metaphor Map of English resource, this allows us the opportunity to track metaphorical ways of thinking and expressing ourselves over more than a millennium.

Item Type:Website
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Kay, Professor Christian and Alexander, Professor Marc and Hough, Professor Carole and Aitken, Mr Brian and Bramwell, Dr Ellen and Hamilton, Miss Rachael and Anderson, Dr Wendy
Authors: Anderson, W., Hough, C., Kay, C., Bramwell, E., Aitken, B., Hamilton, R., and Alexander, M.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
P Language and Literature > PE English
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics
Copyright Holders:University of Glasgow
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Project CodeAward NoProject NamePrincipal InvestigatorFunder's NameFunder RefLead Dept
547001Mapping Metaphor with the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English DictionaryWendy AndersonArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)AH/I02266X/1CRIT - ENGLISH LANGUAGE