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  1. Global Semiotics

    Global Semiotics

    By Thomas A. Sebeok

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    The study of semiotics underwent a gradual but radical paradigm shift during the past century, from a glottocentric (language-centered) enterprise to one that encompasses the whole terrestrial biosphere. In this collection of... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2001
    Hardback | £37.00
  2. Gesture in Naples and Gesture in Classical Antiquity
    "I had heard about this book for years. The person who put the word out, at least in lay circles, was probably Luigi Barzini, in The Italians (1964). Praising his countrymen's gift for talking with their hands, Barzini lamented... Learn More
    Published: 5th September 2001
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Charles S. Peirce’s Philosophy of Signs
    [Note: Picture of Peirce available]Charles S. Peirce’s Philosophy of SignsEssays in Comparative SemioticsGérard DeledallePeirce’s semiotics and metaphysics compared to the thought of other leading philosophers. This is essential... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2001
    Hardback | £33.00
  4. Existential Semiotics

    Existential Semiotics

    By Eero Tarasti

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    Existential semiotics involves an a priori state of signs and their fixation into objective entities. These essays define this new philosophical field.... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 2001
    Hardback | £33.00
  5. The Sonic Self
    Semioticians began by looking at literature but have gradually applied their techniques to other disciplines, including music. The late Naomi Cumming... based this consideration of the sources of musical expression on her experiences... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 2001
    Hardback | £33.00
  6. Analyzing Cultures
    Designed for classroom use in a number of disciplines, this comprehensive introduction to cultural semiotics is also an easy-to-use reference for those who would like a better understanding of the topic. No other text provides... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 1999
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Reading Eco

    Reading Eco

    An Anthology

    Edited by ROCCO CAPOZZI

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    [READING ECO is a timely indication] of the fruitfulness of perceiving Eco as the same in his metamorphoses. [It also testifies] to a certain price that Eco and his readers must/may pay for the enormous pleasure and intellectual... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1997
    Paperback | £23.99
  8. Signs of Meaning in the Universe

    Signs of Meaning in the Universe

    Written by Jesper Hoffmeyer, Translated by Barbara J. Haveland

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    From reviews for the bestselling Danish edition:... dashing and idiomatic language that is a pleasure to read." —Berlingske Tidende... an appetizer and eye opener... Hoffmeyer is a modernistic pioneer in the wide open spaces... Learn More
    Published: 22nd February 1997
    Hardback | £20.99
  9. A Theory of Musical Semiotics

    A Theory of Musical Semiotics

    Written by Eero Tarasti, Foreword by Thomas A. Sebeok

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    Since [Tarasti’s] is unquestionably the most fully developed narrative theory in the literature, this book is an important landmark... " —Music & LettersEero Tarasti advances a semiotic theory of music based on information... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1994
    Hardback | £33.00
  10. Signs in Society
    Richard Parmentier takes up Ferdinand de Saussure’s challenge to study the "life of signs in society" by using semiotic tools proposed by Charles Sanders Peirce. He studies how semiotic theory can illuminate highly complex social... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1994
    Hardback | £45.00
  11. Vico, Metaphor, and the Origin of Language
    "... serious scholars of Vico as well as glottogeneticists will find much of value in this excellent monograph." —New Vico Studies"... a provocative, well-researched argument which might find reapplication in the fields of anthropology,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1993
    Hardback | £21.99
  12. The Semiotics of Performance

    The Semiotics of Performance

    Written by Marco De Marinis, Translated by Áine O'Healy

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    The book... succeeds at refining elements in the problem that semiotics and theater represent to and for one another." —ChoiceThe Semiotics of Performance surprisingly retains its revelatory freshness, and actually opens up... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 1993
    Hardback | £45.00
  13. Theories of the Sign in Classical Antiquity
    It’s the first book which revisits Greek and Latin theories of signs from the point of view of a profound classical scholarship and a paramount knowledge of contemporary semiotics debates."—Umberto EcoAvailable in English... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 1993
    Hardback | £27.99
  14. The Semiotics of Theater

    The Semiotics of Theater

    Written by Erika Fischer-Lichte, Translated by Jeremy Gaines and Doris L. Jones

    Series Advances in Semiotics

    Indiana University Press

    The most thorough, systematic and convincing semiotics of the theater we have.... [L]ike those of Eco, it is an important conceptual synthesis, and a bibliographical gold mine." —Modern Language Notes"... impresses with its... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1992
    Hardback | £33.00
  15. The Limits of Interpretation
    Eco’s essays read like letters from a friend, trying to share something he loves with someone he likes.... Read this brilliant, enjoyable, and possibly revolutionary book." —George J. Leonard, San Francisco Review of Books...... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 1991
    Paperback | £26.99
  16. Semiotics of Visual Language
    ... the details of Saint-Martin’s argument contain a wealth of penetrating observations from which anyone with a serious interest in visual communication will profit." —Journal of CommunicationSaint-Martin elucidates a syntax... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 1990
    Hardback | £33.00
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