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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Photographs , drawings , Roman numerals such as I , II , and III are visual iconic signs because they are created to reflect their referents visually ...
First , there are iconic gesticulants , which , as their name suggests , bear a close resemblance to the referent or referential domain of an utterance ...
This entails an iconic reflex systematization in the forms and functions of these signs . This is why leaf has a plural form ( leaves ) , and water does not ...
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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