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Title: Key Terms in Semiotics
Written By: Bronwen Martin
Felizitas Ringham
Description:

The clear language of 'Key Terms in Semiotics' and its many specific
examples make this succint survey of semiotics, theory and rhetoric an
invaluable tool for scholars and students. What is semiotics? This term is
applied in a wide range of disciplines from literary theory and film to
law, architecture and communication studies. But what does it actually mean
and how can we use it?

Key Terms in Semiotics provides exactly the information that a student
needs when encountering semiotics for the first time or as a more advanced
reader wishing to do in-depth readings. The book has: "an introduction
providing a brief historical overview of the field and an explanaton of
what semiotic theory actually is" definitions of Key Terms in semiotics
with practical examples and illustrations of each, ranging from the simple
to the more complex "outlines of the work of Key Thinkers including
Saussure, Barthes, Greimas and Merleau-Ponty" an example of the practical
application of semiotics to the text Written in an accessible and lucid
style, this book is an essential resource for anyone interested in
semiotics, with a background in any subject.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0826484557
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Pages: 288
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ISBN: 0826484565
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Pages: 275
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