Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook
Indiana University Press, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 413 pages
Designed for classroom use in a number of disciplines, this comprehensive introduction to cultural semiotics is also an easy-to-use reference for those who would like a better understanding of the topic. No other text provides this kind of practical framework for the classroom study of semiotics. Each of the 12 chapters is clearly written and self-contained.
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They are ideal forms : i.e. when geometers define a circle as a series of ... a circle insofar as it resembles the ideal form as defined by geometers .
Mapping = Metaphor Source domain ( vehicles ) Target domain ( topics ) Metaphor can now be defined as the ability of the human brain to convert experience ...
Finally , mythic macrosignifieds can be defined as those that derive from mythic themes , characters , and settings . Thus the mythic theme of good vs. evil ...
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This book is an excellent introduction to the principles of semiotics. The writing style is accessible, making it perfect for undergraduates as well as interested lay readers, but also interesting ... Read full review
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Intelligent Organizations: Powerful Models for Systemic Management
Limited preview - 2008