Handbook of Semiotics

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Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 576 pages
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"This is the most systematic discussion of semiotics yet published." —Choice

"A bravura performance." —Thomas Sebeok

"Nöth’s handbook is an outstanding encyclopedia that provides first-rate information on many facets of sign-related studies, research results, and applications." —Social Sciences in General

  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
History and Classics of Modern Semiotics
9
History of Semiotics
11
Peirce
39
Morris
48
Saussure
56
Hjelmslev
64
Jakobson
74
Icon and Iconicity
121
Metaphor
128
Information
134
Semiosis Code and the Semiotic Field
145
Language and LanguageBased Codes
225
Schools
293
The Field
327
Nonverbal Communication
387

Sign and Meaning
77
Sign
79
Meaning Sense and Reference
92
Semantics and Semiotics
103
Sign Signal Index
107
Symbol
115
Aesthetics and Visual Communication
419
BIBLIOGRAPHY
481
INDEX OF SUBJECTS AND TERMS
551
INDEX OF NAMES
565
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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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