Semiotics and Linguistics in Alice's World

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783110138948
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Publication date: 6/1/1994
  • Series: Research in Text Theory Series , #19
  • Pages: 290
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Humpty and Alice 1
Alice's Adventures in Semiosis 11
Curioser and Curioser - A Brief Analysis of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 26
Naked, Raw Alice 34
"Was it a cat I saw?": The Vanishing Sign 43
Alice's Body: Arrhythmies and Dystonias 53
What Is Alice, What Is This Thing, Who Are You? The Reasons of the Body in Alice 63
Exchange in Alice's World 74
Alice in Analysis: Interpretation of the Personal Meaning of Texts 79
Aspects of Coherence in Alice 93
Carroll's Play with Possibilities: Aspects of Coherence in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland 102
The Willing Fields. The Role of Modality in the Birth of a Character 115
Alice in Wonderland - Aspects of Intertextuality 127
Texts and Metatexts in Alice 140
"Did you say pig, or fig?" Alice's Travels: An Approach through the Concepts and Tools of the Conversational Analysis 157
Alice's Omissions 176
Tenniel: The Logic behind his Interpretation of the Alice Books 194
Two Portrait Galleries. Remarks on Depicting Alice and her Company 209
Carroll and the Critics: on the Alice Books 236
Some More Writings on Carroll 264
Addresses of the Contributors 271
Index of Names 273
Index of Subjects 276
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