A Theory Of Semiotics

Author: Umberto Eco
Editor: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253202178
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. . . the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris. --Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism . . . draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers to a wide range of scholarship . . . raises many fascinating questions. --Language in Society . . . a major contribution to the field of semiotic studies. --Robert Scholes, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism . . . the most significant text on the subject published in the English language that I know of. --Arthur Asa Berger, Journal of Communication Eco's treatment demonstrates his mastery of the field of semiotics. It focuses on the twin problems of the doctrine of signs--communication and signification--and offers a highly original theory of sign production, including a carefully wrought typology of signs and modes of production.
A Theory of Semiotics
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Umberto Eco
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

. . . the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris. --Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism . . . draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers to a wide range of scholarship . . . raises many fascinating
A Theory of General Semiotics
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Abraham Solomonick
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-10 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book is devoted to the topic of general semiotics. It formulates some of the central laws and parameters of the paradigm of general semiotics, and illustrates them with various examples from branch semiotics – from the systems of semiotics of that are already in use in particular fields of
A Theory of Computer Semiotics
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Peter Bøgh Andersen
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-04-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This 1991 book presents a novel, yet systematic and practical way of implementing concepts so that they become useful in the design and analysis of computer systems.
A (Bio)Semiotic Theory of Translation
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Kobus Marais
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-25 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume outlines a theory of translation, set within the framework of Peircean semiotics, which challenges the linguistic bias in translation studies by proposing a semiotic theory that accounts for all instances of translation, not only interlinguistic translation. In particular, the volume explores cases of translation which does not include
A Sociosemiotic Theory of Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: Jean Alter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Sets forth a new provocative theory of theatre as a coherent total process. It examines the ways meaning is conveyed in theatre, as well as the impact of social factors on the kinds of meanings conveyed.