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 his Cours de linguistique générale ( 1916 ) , Saussure distinguished between langue ( French for " language " ) , the knowledge that speakers of a ...
The knowledge preserved in books , and to which anyone can have access if one knows the appropriate verbal codes , constitutes the intellectual scaffold ...
Now , the Biblical symbolism of the apple as forbidden knowledge , continues to resonate in our culture . This is why the apple tree symbolizes the tree of ...
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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