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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In the English language , for instance , life is commonly referred to as a journey through the waters ( the Ark story ) , human beings as fallen creatures ...
The linguist Ronald Langacker ( e.g. 1987 , 1990 ) , for instance , suggests that certain aspects of sentence structure are , in effect , generated by what ...
The raison d'Ítre of the Catholic Mass , for instance , is to partake of bread that has become the consecrated body of Christ .
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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