Handbook of Semiotics
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Handbook of Semiotics

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"This is the most systematic discussion of semiotics yet published." -Choice"A bravura performance." -Thomas Sebeok"Noth'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 Generalshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 187.96 x 256.54 x 35.56mm | 1,111.3g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • New ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253209595
  • 9780253209597
  • 1,007,744

About Winfried Nöth

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

Table of contents

History and Classics of Modern SemioticsSign and MeaningSign - Meaning, Sense, and Reference - Semantics and Semiotics - Topology of Signs: Sign, Signal, Index - Symbol - Icon and Iconicity - Metaphor - InformationSemiosis, Code, and the Semiotic FieldZoosemiotics, Ethology, and Semiogenesis - Communication and Semiosis - Function - Magic - Structure - System - Code - TeachingLanguage and Language-Based CodesVerbal Communication: Introduction - Language in a Semiotic Frame - Arbitrariness and Motivation: The Language Sign - Paralanguage - Writing - Universal Language - Sign Language - Language SubstitutesFrom Structuralism to Text Semiotics: Schools and Major FiguresIntroduction - Structuralism, Poststructuralism, and Neostructuralism - Russian Formalism, Prague School, Soviet Semiotics - Barthes's Text Semiotics - Greimas"s Structural Semantics and Text Semiotic Project - Kristeva's Semanalysis - EcoText Semiotics: The FieldText Semiotics: Introduction - Hermeneutics and Exegesis - Rhetoric and Stylistics - Literature - Poetry and Poeticalness - Theater and Drama - Narrative - Myth - Ideology - TheologyNonverbal CommunicationNonverbal Communication: Introduction - Gesture, "Body Language," and Kinesics - Facial Signs - Gaze - Tactile Communication - Proxemics: The Semiotics of Space - Chronemics: The Semiotics of TimeAesthetics and Visual CommunicationAesthetics - Music - Architecture - Objects - Image - Painting - Photography - Film - Comics - Advertisingshow more

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