Richard J. Gerrig

List of John Benjamins publications for which Richard J. Gerrig plays a role.


Book series


Gerrig, Richard J. and Zared R. Shawver 2022 Narrative experiences of metaphorDynamism in Metaphor and Beyond, Colston, Herbert L., Teenie Matlock and Gerard J. Steen (eds.), pp. 45–62 | Chapter
This chapter discusses the impact of narrative contexts on readers’ experiences of metaphor. We begin by reviewing extant theories of metaphor processing to offer an analysis of contextual effects on readers’ metaphor understanding. Next, we outline a dual process perspective that suggests how… read more
Readers often have quite different experiences of literary texts. In this article, I suggest that readers’ life experiences affect the knowledge they bring to bear on narrative experiences as well as the responses they encode as those experiences unfold. I use an episode from the novel Transmission… read more