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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Types of Myth The most important myth in a culture , known as the cosmogonic myth , explains how the world came into being . In some cosmogonic accounts ...
Views of Myth The Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico ( chapter 2 , 82.1 ) claimed that the original mythic stories led to the foundation of the first ...
Durkheim thus argued for a psychic continuity between myth and religious experiences . He explained the remarkable similarity among the world's myths with a ...
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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