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  • Creative Dynamicsby Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 135.00

    How do readers make sense of a picture, a photograph, or a map in literary narratives in which visual signs play a critical role? How do authors accomplish their various objectives in constructing such complex texts? What strategies and techniques do they use to project fictional worlds and to provide their readers with the means for orienting themselves... more...

  • Insistent Imagesby Elzbieta Tabakowska; Christina Ljungberg; Olga Fischer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 195.00

    Insistent Images presents a number of new departures dealing with iconicity on the conceptual and the structural levels. On the level of structure, the interface between different aspects of iconicity, lexical meaning and grammar is discussed in reference to both spoken and signed languages. Novel approaches to aural iconicity investigate a wide... more...

  • Semblance and Significationby Pascal Michelucci; Olga Fischer; Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2011; US$ 158.00

    The articles assembled in Semblance and Signification explore linguistic and literary structures from a range of theoretical perspectives with a view to understanding the extent, prevalence, productivity, and limitations of iconically grounded forms of semiosis. With the complementary examination of large theoretical issues, extensive corpus analysis... more...

  • Iconic Investigationsby Lars Ellestr÷m; Olga Fischer; Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 158.00

    This paper proposes an integrated account of the formal and functional non-uniformity exhibited by sound-symbolic words based on a hierarchy of lexical iconicity (i.e., iconicity of words). It is argued that the more iconic a vocalized sign is, the less strongly it is constrained by the linguistic system. This crosslinguistic generalization is instantiated... more...

  • Signergyby C. Jac Conradie; RonÚl Johl; Marthinus Beukes; Olga Fischer; Christina Ljungberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 158.00

    The title of this volume strives to capture the dynamic scope and range of the essays it contains, applying insights into the workings of iconicity to texts as far removed from each other in time as the Medieval tale of a bishop-fish and the war-poems of 20 th century Italian Futurist F.T. Marinetti, and as thematically diverse as the Pilgrim?s... more...

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