Semiology is the science of systems of signs and was first defined by Ferdinand de Saussure in his 'Course in General Linguistics', published in 1916. This book is fundamental introduction to such issues and the whole province of semiology and will be of value nor only to those working in the specific areas of language and communication but to a wide range of readers in the humanities and the social sciences. It analyses the nature of communicational codes, and gives a general outline of the nature, form and function of signs. It also discusses aesthetic and logical codes, social codes, symbolic systems, semantics and the morphology of narrative. Included in this book, are chapters on: Functions and 'media,' Signification: form and substance of the sign, Logical codes, Aesthetic codes, and Social codes.
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Book Description Routledge, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110710080115