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Thu 11 Feb 1993

Books: Semiotics, Stylistics, Textling., Non-verbal Com.

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SEMIOTICS

Budniakiewicz, Therese FUNDAMENTALS OF STORY LOGIC
 1992. xv, 230 pp. Cloth. ISBN 1 55619 339 4 $55.00
 John Benjamins
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Drawing largely on Propp's pioneering work and Greimas' revised version of the
same, this book is aimed at consolidating their view of the narrative and
extending it through a series of concrete applications.

Morris, Charles W. SYMBOLISM AND REALITY
 1993 xxv, 128 pp. Cloth. ISBN 90 272 3287 3 $52.00
 John Benjamins
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Charles W. Morris' doctoral thesis Symbolism and Reality, written in 1925 at
Chicago under George H. Mead, is published for the first time in English. This
edition includes a preface by Achim Eschbach, an extensive bibliography of
Morris' works, and indices of names and subjects.

STYLISTICS

Bosinelli, Rosa Marie Bolletieri THE LANGUAGES OF JOYCE
 1992 xx, 277 Cloth. ISBN: 1 55619 473 0 $69.00
 John Benjamins Paper. ISBN: 1 55619 474 9 $24.95
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Through selected papers from the 11th International James Joyce Symposium,
Venice, 1988, this book brings us the latest work from James Joyce scholars

TEXTLINGUISTICS

Martin, J.R. ENGLISH TEXT: SYSTEM AND STRUCTURE
 1992 xiv, 620 pp. Cloth. ISBN: 1 55619 115 4
 $120.00
 John Benjamins Paper. ISBN: 1 55619 485 4 $34.95
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This work is a comprehensive introduction to text-forming resources in
English, along with practical procedures for analyzing English texts and
relating them to their contexts of use.

NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION

Poyatos, Fernando (ed.) ADVANCES IN NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION
 1992 xxiv, 412 pp. Cloth. ISBN: 1 55619 121 9
 $115.00
 John Benjamins Paper. ISBN: 1 55619 491 9 $29.95
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The most multi- and interdisciplinary contribution to the field of nonverbal
communication in almost twenty years.

Umiker-Sebeok, Jean, ed.
 CLOTHING,FASHION AND CONSUMER IDENTITY Semiotica 91-1/2.1992.190pp.Pb
 DM 83.00; approx US $ 57.00 Mouton de Gruyter
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The eight contributions in this special issue of Semiotica focus on fashion
and consumer identity as viewed from different perspectives and different
disciplines. Thus the topics range from fashion history and style features as
nonverbal communication to credit cards and social identity.

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Perkins, Revere D. DEIXIS, GRAMMAR AND CULTURE
 1992 245 pp. Cloth. ISBN: 1 55619 4129 $58.00
 John Benjamins Paper. ISBN: 1 55619 413 7 $22.95
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Using a worldwide probability sample of forty-nine languages, the author tests
an association between culture and the grammatical coding of deictics and
finds the statistical correlation to be corroborated to a very significant
extent.
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