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Title: Iconicity in Language and Literature 2
Written By: Olga Fischer
Edited By: Max Nänny

This volume, a sequel to Form Miming Meaning (1999), offers a selection of papers given at the second international symposium on iconicity (Amsterdam 1999). In the light of semiotic, linguistic and literary theory the studies gathered here investigate how iconicity works on all levels of language, in literary texts and other forms of verbal discourse. They investigate, among other subjects, the semiotic foundations of iconicity, the role played by iconicity in language evolution and in the way words are positioned syntactically.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588110036
ISBN-13: 9781588110039
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027225745
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Prices: NLG 220.00