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LINGUIST List 22.4965

Sat Dec 10 2011

Books: Semiotics: Michelucci, Fischer, Ljungberg (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Semblance and Signification: Michelucci, Fischer, Ljungberg (Eds)


Message 1: Semblance and Signification: Michelucci, Fischer, Ljungberg (Eds)
Date: 07-Dec-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Semblance and Signification: Michelucci, Fischer, Ljungberg (Eds)
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Title: Semblance and Signification
Series Title: Iconicity in Language and Literature 10
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/ill.10

Editor: Pascal Michelucci
Editor: Olga Fischer
Editor: Christina Ljungberg
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027284822 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027284822 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027243461 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027243461 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027243461 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Abstract:

The articles assembled in "Semblance and Signification" explore linguistic
and literary structures from a range of theoretical perspectives with a view to
understanding the extent, prevalence, productivity, and limitations of iconically
grounded forms of semiosis. With the complementary examination of large
theoretical issues, extensive corpus analysis in several modern languages such
as Italian, Japanese Sign Language, and English, and applied close studies
across a range of artistic media, this volume brings a fresh understanding of the
cognitive underpinnings of iconicity. If primary and secondary modelling
systems are rarely studied in tandem, it is clear from this volume that their
fruitful juxtaposition yields striking insight into the cognitive concerns that
pervade current semiotic research.

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
                            Semiotics

Written In: English (eng )

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