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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The term message refers to what one wishes to communicate with a text ; the term text refers more specifically to how the message is constructed .
Auditory - vocal This feature refers to the fact that language involves mainly auditory and vocal processes , as opposed to visual , tactile , or other ...
Across the world's languages , one commonly finds ( 1 ) words like this , that , here , there , up , down that allow people to refer to the relative ...
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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