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Elements of Semiology


In his Course in General Linguistics , first published in 1916, Saussure postulated the existence of a general science of signs, or Semiology, of which linguistics would form only one part. Semiology, therefore aims to take in any system of signs, whatever their substance and limits; images, gestures, musical sounds, objects, and the complex associations of all these, which form the content of ritual, convention or public entertainment: these constitute, if not languages , at least systems of signification . . . The ...

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Elements of Semiology
2011, Hill & Wang

ISBN-13: 9780809013838

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Elements of Semiology
1977, Hill & Wang, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374521462

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Elements of Semiology
1967, Jonathan Cape Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780224612692


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