ISBN-10:
041591955X
ISBN-13:
9780415919555
Pub. Date:
01/28/1998
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Cultural Semiosis: Tracing the Signifier / Edition 1

Cultural Semiosis: Tracing the Signifier / Edition 1

by Hugh J. Silverman

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ISBN-13: 9780415919555
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: Continental Philosophy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hugh J. Silverman is Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature at the State University of New York, Stony Brook. He is the author of Textualities (1994) and Inscriptions (1987), both published by Routledge, and editor of numerous books including the Continental Philosophy Series.

Table of Contents

Hugh J. Silverman -- Introduction

I. THEORIZING THE SIGN

1. Peter Carravetta -- The Reasons of the Code: Reading Eco's a Theory of Semiotics

2. Alessandro Carrera -- Consequences of Unlimited Semiosis: Carlo Sinr's Metaphysics of the Sign and

Semiotical Hermeneutics

3. Francois Raffoul -- Lacan and the Event of the Subject

4. Kelly Oliver -- Tracing the Signifier Behind the Scenes of Desire: Kristeva's Challenge to Lacan's Analysis

II CULTURAL SIGNIFIERS

5. Stephanie John Sage --

Eliminating the Distance: From Barthes' Ecriture-Lecture to Ecriture-Vue

6. Mark Roberts -- The End(s) of Pictorial Representation: Merleau-Ponty and Lyotard

7. Debra B. Bergoffen -- Mourning, Woman, and the Phallus: Lacan's Hamlet

8. M. Alison Arnett

-- A Metaphor of the Unspoken: Kristeva's Semiotic Chora

9. Hugh J. Silverman -- The Sign of the Rose: Filming Eco

III THE LIMITS OF SEMIOSIS

10. Julia Kristeva -- Psychoanalysis and the Imaginary

11. John Llewelyn -- Approaches to

Semioethics

12. Michael Naas -- Stumping the Sun: Toward a Postmetaphorics

13. Adi Ophir -- The Cartography of Knowledge and Power: Foucault Reconsidered

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