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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Secondary Modeling System ( SMS ) = this is the more complex neural system that predisposes the human infant to engage in verbal forms of semiosis as s / he ...
In the literature about child language , verbal indexical signs appear later than iconic ones , as might be expected , since they are secondness signifying ...
Verbal contact— “ Hi , how's it going ? ” — which Malinowski ( 1922 ) called phatic communion , is so common that we have forgotten that it has a basis in ...
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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