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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Homonymy : The relation by which two or more meanings are associated with the same sign ( play as in Shakespeare's play vs. play as in He likes to play ) .
Take , as a case - in - point , the play Waiting for Godot , published in 1952 by the Irish - born playwright and novelist , Samuel Beckett ( 1906–1989 .
hollow , " Beckett's play retorts . There is no meaning to life , nor will there ever be . Life is meaningless , a veritable circus farce !
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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