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978-0-521-59971-9 / 9780521599719

Emotions across Languages and Cultures: Diversity and Universals (Studies in Emotion and Social Interaction)

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Publisher:Cambridge University Press

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Paperback. Pub Date: November 1999 Pages: 264 Publisher: Camidge. University Press In this fascinating book. Anna Wierzbicka ings. psychological Anthropological and Linguistic insights. to Bear on our understanding of the WAY emotions are expressed. experienced in Different Cultures. Languages. and culturally-shaped social relations. The expression of emotion in the face. body and modes of speech are all explored and Wierzbicka shows how the bodily expression of emotion varies across cultures and challenges traditional approaches to the study of facial expressions. As well as offering a perspective on human emotions based on the analysis of language and ways of talking about emotion. this intriguing and controversial book attempts to identify universals of human emotion by analysing empirical evidence from different languages ??and cultures. This book will be invaluable to a...

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