Signs An Introduction to Semiotics

Heftet / 2001 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9780802084729
Publisert
2001
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University of Toronto Press
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05, 06, UU, UP, P
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Engelsk
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Heftet
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216
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300 gr
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229 mm
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153 mm
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15 mm
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Signs An Introduction to Semiotics

Heftet / 2001 / Engelsk
The interpretive science of semiotics offers powerful analytical tools for the application of many disciplines to the study of perception. Semiotics is the study of signs, and as such, is of relevance to a wide spectrum of scholars and professionals, including social scientists, psychologists, artists, graphic designers, and students of literature. Semiosis - the production and interpretation of linguistic and visual signs - is innate to human beings of all societies. From the simplest of hand gestures to the most complex diagrams and charts, the sign is key to the communication of ideas. Thomas A. Sebeok examines, in an engaging, readable style, how the sign mediates between bodily experience and abstract thought. This updated second edition of Signs combines some of Sebeok's most important essays with a new general introduction, introductory passages at the outset of each chapter, a glossary, and brief biographies of the major semioticians. From an overview of the discipline to a more detailed exploration of sign categories, the author powerfully demonstrates the co-dependency of verbal and non-verbal communication. Aimed primarily at undergraduate and graduate students, this engaging book also has plenty to offer any general reader who is interested in exploring and analyzing the complex sign systems we so often take for granted.
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This updated second edition of Signs combines some of Sebeok?s most important essays with a new general introduction, introductory passages at the outset of each chapter, a glossary, and brief biographies of the major semioticians.
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Thomas A. Sebeok is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Semiotics at Indiana University. He has written numerous articles and books, and is world-renowned as an authority on semiotics.
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ISBN13
9780802084729
Publisert
2001
Utgiver
Vendor
University of Toronto Press
Aldersnivå
05, 06, UU, UP, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
216
Vekt
300 gr
Høyde
229 mm
Bredde
153 mm
Tykkelse
15 mm
Se alle
Forfatter