Semiotics of Art: Prague School Contributions

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Ladislav Matejka, Irwin R. Titunik
MIT Press, 1976 - Arts - 298 pages
A vital force in European linguistics and literary scholarship in the 1930s, the Prague School opened up the rich field of semiotics and art. The study of art as the creative use of the sign became one of its principal areas of critical examination, and in this collection of 21 essays this concept of semiotics is brought to bear on a wide range of the arts, including theater, film, poetry, folk art, and painting.

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Contents

Art as Semiotic Fact
3
Folk Song from a Functional Point of View
20
Semiotics in the Folk Theater
33
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Irwin R. Titunik is Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

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