Camilla Di Biase-Dyson

List of John Benjamins publications for which Camilla Di Biase-Dyson plays a role.


Subjects Cognition and language | Discourse studies | Historical linguistics | Pragmatics


Di Biase-Dyson, Camilla 2023 The semantics of a parallel reality: What does religion do to metaphor in an Ancient Egyptian context?Current challenges in metaphor research, Julich-Warpakowski, Nina and Paula Pérez-Sobrino (eds.), pp. 81–103 | Article
This paper considers the use of figurative language when intangible or supernatural phenomena are described in language. The case studies are derived from texts written in Ancient Egyptian, an extinct Afroasiatic language (ca. 3200 bce–1300 ce). It is argued that a MIPVU-based analysis,… read more
Di Biase-Dyson, Camilla 2021 Review of Nacey, Dorst, Krennmayr & Reijnierse (2019): Metaphor Identification in Multiple Languages: MIPVU around the worldMetaphor in Education: A multilingual perspective, Ahlgren, Katrin, Anne Golden and Ulrika Magnusson (eds.), pp. 373–381 | Review
This contribution proposes a typology of attention-drawing strategies for Ancient Egyptian that is based on qualitative and quantitative analyses of texts from three genres: wisdom literature, letters and narrative. The focus is on the criteria for attention-drawing that may operate in a language… read more
Di Biase-Dyson, Camilla and Markus Egg 2020 Drawing attention to metaphor: An introduction to the debateDrawing Attention to Metaphor: Case studies across time periods, cultures and modalities, Di Biase-Dyson, Camilla and Markus Egg (eds.), pp. 1–14 | Chapter