Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook

Analyzing Cultures: An Introduction and Handbook

by Marcel Danesi, Paul Perron, Paul J Perrone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0253335671

ISBN-13: 9780253335678

Pub. Date: 11/28/1999

Publisher: Indiana University Press

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 this kind of practical framework for the classroom study of semiotics. Each of the 12 chapters is clearly written and self-contained.

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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 this kind of practical framework for the classroom study of semiotics. Each of the 12 chapters is clearly written and self-contained.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253335678
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1999
Series:
Advances in Semiotics Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Basic Notions and Views
What is Culture?
The Field of Cultural Semiotics
The Signifying Order
Part II: The Semiotic Study of Culture
The Body
Language
Metaphor
Space
Art
Objects
Narrative
Media: Television and Advertising
Part III: A Practical Synthesis
Semiotic Analysis
Activities and Questions for Discussion
Biographical Sketches
Glossary
Works Cited and General Bibliography
Index

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