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Further Reading:

George Lakoff & Mark Johnson did a good deal of the ground breaking work in this area but Jerome Feldman and Fauconnier & Turner have also made important contributions.

Fauconnier, G. & Turner, M., 2003. The Way We Think: Conceptual Blending And The Mind’s Hidden Complexities, Basic Books.

Johnson, M. & Rohrer, T., 2007. We Are Live Creatures: Embodiment, American Pragmatism, and the Cognitive Organism. In J. Zlatev et al., eds. Body, Language, and Mind. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 17–54.

Lakoff, G., 1990. Women, Fire, and dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal about the Mind, Chicago: University Of Chicago Press.

Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M., 2003. Metaphors We Live By 2nd ed., University Of Chicago Press.

Lakoff, G. & Johnson, M., 1999. Philosophy In The Flesh: The Embodied Mind And Its Challenge To Western Thought, Basic Books.

Moore, A.F., 2012. Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Popular Song, Farnham: Ashgate Pub Ltd.

Rohrer, T., 2005. Image Schemata in the Brain. In B. Hampe & J. Grady, eds. From Perception to Meaning: Image Schemas in Cognitive Linguistics. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 165–196.

Zagorski-Thomas, S., 2015. An Analysis of Space, Gesture and Interaction in Kings of Leon’s “Sex On Fire” (2008). In R. von Appen et al., eds. Twenty-First-Century Pop Music Analyses: Methods, Models, Debates. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Zagorski-Thomas, S., 2012. Musical Meaning and the Musicology of Record Production. Beitraege zur Popularmusikforschung, 38.