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Introducing Semiotics: A Graphic Guide

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"Introducing Semiotics" outlines the development of sign study from its classical precursors to contemporary post-structuralism. Through Paul Cobley's incisive text and Litza Jansz's brilliant illustrations, it identifies the key semioticians and their work and explains the simple concepts behind difficult terms. For anybody who wishes to know why signs are crucial to human existence and how we can begin to study systems of signification, this book is the place to start.

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An excellent intro to semiotic theory. I keep coming back to it whenever I get confused about signifiers and signifieds...... as always, the bibliography is a great resource
decent "cliff notes" synopsis of history of semiotics, its main theorists and pertinent vocabulary.