A Theory of Semiotics
... the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris." -Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
... draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers to a wide range of scholarship... raises many fascinating questions." -Language in Society
... a major contribution to the field of semiotic studies." -Robert Scholes, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
... the most significant text on the subject published in the English language that I know of." -Arthur Asa Berger, Journal of Communication
Eco's treatment demonstrates his mastery of the field of semiotics. It focuses on the twin problems of the doctrine of signs-communication and signification-and offers a highly original theory of sign production, including a carefully wrought typology of signs and modes of production.
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- Umberto Eco
- Paperback | 368 pages
- 152 x 229 x 22.61mm | 32g
- Publication date
- 01 Feb 1979
- Indiana University Press
- Publication City/Country
- Bloomington, IN, United States
- Bestsellers rank