Handbook of semiotics

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Indiana University Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 576 pages
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When the German-language edition of this book was published in 1984, Thomas Sebeok, reviewing it in the Times Literary Supplement, called it "a bravura solo performance by a young German academic who has reduced into the compass of a one-volume manual a vast mass of information about contemporary semiotics. He is obviously abreast of most developments and well organized, has no evident partisan axes to grind, and writes with economy, percision, and lucidity."

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Mapping a discipline as new as semiotics involves not only compilation and description, but making substantive choices regarding the taxonomy and dimensions of the field. Noth succeeds admirably in ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
History and Classics of Modern Semiotics
9
Sign and Meaning
77
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

WINFRIED NÖTH is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Kassel, Germany. Nöth is the author of several books and numerous articles in the fields of linguistics and the semiotics of art, literature, and the media.

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