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Semiotics. Signs and symbols

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  • Pragmatic Development in First Language Acquisitionby Danielle Matthews

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 158.00

    This chapter highlights the growing need and importance of assessing young children’s pragmatic language abilities given such factors as the increasing recognition of disproportionate difficulties in pragmatics among different clinical groups, the rise of more usage-based and functional approaches to language acquisition and competence, and evidence... more...

  • Interactions, Images and Textsby Sigrid Norris; Carmen Daniela Maier

    De Gruyter Mouton 2014; US$ 140.00

    This Reader is a comprehensive introductory text for the study of multimodality and offers a wide range of approaches and data sets illuminating the value of multimodal investigations for education, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, psychology, and communication. With an extensive list of further readings, suggested assignments, and an alphabetic... more...

  • Was Texte zusammenhältby Jakob Wüest

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 77.75

    Hauptbeschreibung Was macht aus einer Abfolge von Sätzen einen Text? Diese grundlegende Frage der Textlinguistik lässt sich nicht auf einer rein linguistischen Grundlage lösen. Das liegt daran, dass das Verstehen von Texten eine aktive Tätigkeit ist, die mehr als nur sprachliche Kenntnisse voraussetzt. An einen Text gehen wir dabei mit einer gewissen... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Pragmaticsby Noriko Ishihara; Andrew D. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    An understanding of sociocultural context is crucial in second language learning – yet developing this awareness often poses a real challenge to the typical language learner. This book is a practical language teachers' guide that focuses on how to teach socially and culturally appropriate language for effective communication.  Moving beyond a purely... more...

  • From Gesture in Conversation to Visible Action as Utteranceby Mandana Seyfeddinipur; Marianne Gullberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Children begin to gesture long before talking. Gestures, such as pointing or waving goodbye, constitute the principal means of interacting conventionally with others before the emergence of the lexicon. Children continue to gesture after they start to talk, and through to adulthood. In spite of that, some key concepts related to gesture and language... more...

  • Friedrich Ohlyby Wolfgang Harms; Wolfram Hogrebe

    S. Hirzel Verlag 2014; US$ 25.37

    <P>Das intellektuelle Profil des 20. Jahrhunderts ist maßgeblich durch Analysen von Transformationsprozessen im Raum der Bedeutung (<I>space</I> <I>of</I> <I>meaning</I>) definiert. In dieses Format gehören auch die Forschungen von Friedrich Ohly (1914?1996), der, wie kein zweiter, literarischen Prozessen der... more...

  • Semiotics and Dialecticsby Peter V. Zima

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 224.00

    By focusing on the ?East European? dialogues and polemics, both contemporary and past, the present volume pursues two aims: 1) It would like to locate the discussion between semiotics and dialectics in an historical context. 2) It would like to make the reader familiar with the solutions proposed by theoreticians like Bakhtin, Lotman, Voloshinov, Fischer... more...

  • Essai sur les modalités tensivesby Claude Zilberberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 102.00

    The four studies grouped under the title Essai sur les modalités tensives touch upon several questions of semiotics presently debated in the theoretical framework proposed by A.J. Greimas. They are mainly concerned with the passages between meaning and form, and with the convertibilités between the different levels. more...

  • Semiotics and Pragmaticsby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 102.00

    Looking at the ?semiotic landscape? ? the panorama of constituted semiotics ? two traditions seem to have developed separately and without interpenetration. Anglo-Saxon semioticians consider the Peircean framework to provide the adequate conceptual apparatus, whereas so-called ?Continental? semioticians refer to the sign theory in Saussure and in its... more...

  • History of Semioticsby Achim Eschbach; Jürgen Trabant

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 203.00

    This volume brings together a collection of papers on the general theoretical and methodological problems in the historiography of semiotics. It is not a history in the conventional sense, even though the main periods and figures in the development of semiotics are given due prominence. Nevertheless, it should offer the reader stimulation and food... more...