Genre : English literature
Publisher : CUP Archive
ISBN_10 : 0521045169
Copyright Year : 1976
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📒 The Motivated Sign by Olga Fischer

Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN_10 : 9027225745
Copyright Year : 2001-01-01
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This volume, a sequel to Form Miming Meaning (1999), offers a selection of papers given at the second international symposium on iconicity (Amsterdam 1999). In the light of semiotic, linguistic and literary theory the studies gathered here investigate how iconicity works on all levels of language, in literary texts and other forms of verbal discourse. They investigate, among other subjects, the semiotic foundations of iconicity, the role played by iconicity in language evolution and in the way words are positioned syntactically. Special consideration is given to the iconic nature of metaphor and the 'mise en abyme', to iconically motivated punctuation and other typographic matters such as the manipulation of colour, fonts and spacing in advertising and in poetry. Other studies show how iconicity influences Shakespeare's rhetoric, the structural design of Margaret Atwood's writings and the changing fashions in fictional landscape description. Thus, these analyses of 'the motivated sign' represent yet another strong challenge to “Saussure's dogma of arbitrariness” (Jakobson).

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ISBN_10 : OCLC:740920754
Copyright Year : 1990
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Genre : Music
Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
ISBN_10 : 0882849638
Copyright Year : 1999-08
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This collection of classic intermediate literature contains pieces from the four style periods. Theoretical elements are highlighted to hasten the evaluation and presentation of each piece.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9781118731833
Copyright Year : 2013-12-13
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Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
ISBN_10 : 0521079349
Copyright Year : 1971-07-02
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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 2 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.

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📒 Literature 2 by Laura Stark Johnson

Genre : Education
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ISBN_10 : 0883361124
Copyright Year : 1990-06
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Genre : Literary Criticism
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
ISBN_10 : 9780313348600
Copyright Year : 2009-07-14
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In this two-volume work, hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries survey contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer American literature and its social contexts. • Hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries discuss authors, literary works, movements, genres, and social issues • An alphabetical list of entries offers a quick survey of the encyclopedia's contents • A guide to related topics quickly and conveniently directs readers to entries likely to interest them • Bibliographies for specific entries help students find sources of additional information on specialized topics • A selected, general bibliography directs students to the most helpful print and electronic resources on contemporary LGBTQ American literature

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📒 Literature 1980 by Siegfried Böhme

Genre : Science
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN_10 : 9783662123256
Copyright Year : 2013-04-18
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📒 Notes To Literature by Theodor W. Adorno

Genre : Philosophy
Publisher : Columbia University Press
ISBN_10 : 0231069138
Copyright Year : 1991
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A brilliant collection of short essays on literary subjects--e.g. Beckett, Balzac, Proust, Thomas Mann, Dickens, Goethe, Heine, the lyric, realism, the essay, and the contemporary novel--by the great social theorist (1903-1969), originally published in 1958 as Noten zur literature (Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main), and here translated by Adorno's former student, Shierry Weber Nicholsen. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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