"... 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.
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|Size: ||2.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Indiana University Press|
|Date published: || 1976|
|ISBN: ||9780253013316 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|