Linguistic Taboo Revisited 1

Linguistic Taboo Revisited

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9783110580310

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This volume provides novel, cognitive perspectives on linguistic taboo phenomena, such as euphemism, swearing, political correctness or coprolalia. Taboo researchers from various disciplines explore the cognitive facets of this complex topic and their interplay with social, political and cultural dynamics in varied languages and cultures. The volume provides a review of the state of the art supported by fourteen case studies.