Memory, Identity and Cognition: Explorations in Culture and Communication

  • Jacek Mianowski
  • Michał Borodo
  • Paweł Schreiber

Part of the Second Language Learning and Teaching book series (SLLT)

Also part of the Issues in Literature and Culture book sub series (ILC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Constructing Identity Through Words and Images

  3. Reimagining the Past and Celebrating Memory

  4. Focusing on Language, Perception and Cognition

About this book


The book analyses a variety of topics and current issues in linguistics and literary studies, focusing especially on such aspects as memory, identity and cognition. Firstly, it discusses the notion of memory and the idea of reimagining, as well as coming to terms with the past. Secondly, it studies the relationship between perception, cognition and language use. It then investigates a variety of practices of language users, language learners and translators, such as the use of borrowings from hip-hop and slang. The book is intended for researchers in the fields of linguistics and literary studies, lecturers teaching undergraduate and master’s students on courses in language and literature.


Memory Cognition Identity Borrowings Metaphor and Metonymy The past in songs The past in movies Memorizing in literature The past in literature

Editors and affiliations

  • Jacek Mianowski
    • 1
  • Michał Borodo
    • 2
  • Paweł Schreiber
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of English LinguisticsKazimierz Wielki UniversityBydgoszczPoland
  2. 2.Department of English LinguisticsKazimierz Wielki UniversityBydgoszczPoland
  3. 3.Department of English LinguisticsKazimierz Wielki UniversityBydgoszczPoland

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