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Introduction to Paremiology

A Comprehensive Guide to Proverb Studies

Ed. by Hrisztova-Gotthardt, Hrisztalina / Aleksa Varga, Melita

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    Publication Date:
    April 2015
    ISBN
    978-3-11-041016-7
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    Overview

    Paremiology, Proverbs

    Aims and Scope

    This handbook introduces key elements of the philological research area called paremiology (the study of proverbs). It presents the main subject area as well as the current status of paremiological research. The basic notions, among others, include defining proverbs, main proverb features, origin, collecting and categorization of proverbs. Each chapter is written by a leading scholar-specialist in their area of proverbial research. Since the book represents a measured balance between the popular and scientific approach, it is recommended to a wide readership including experienced and budding scholars, students of linguistics, as well as other professionals interested in the study of proverbs.

    Details

    382 pages
    35 Fig.
    DE GRUYTER OPEN
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    proverbs, language, literature, applied linguistics, folklore

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    Hrisztalina Hrisztova-Gotthardt, University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary
    Melita Aleksa Varga, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia

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