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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For example , a dark bruise , a rash , or a sore throat might stand respectively for a broken finger , a skin allergy , a cold .
Pictographs are images of objects , people , or events - for example , a ... of males and females painted on bathroom doors are examples of pictographs .
An example of a verbal narrative is a short story ; an example of a nonverbal narrative is a silent movie that tells the story through image sequences ...
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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