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Saussure for Beginners (Writers and Readers Beginners Documentary Comic Book)

by W. Terrence Gordon

  • 92 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistic semiotics,
  • Philosophy of language,
  • Philosophy,
  • Systemic Linguistics,
  • Switzerland,
  • General,
  • Linguistics,
  • Comics & Graphic Novels / Educational,
  • Comic books, strips, etc,
  • Biography,
  • Linguists

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAbbe Lubell (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8311888M
    ISBN 100863161952
    ISBN 109780863161957

    Semiotics for Beginners • Daniel Chandler 1 Daniel Chandler Semiotics for Beginners If you go into a bookshop and ask them where to find a book on semiotics you are likely to meet with a blank look. Even worse, you might be asked to define what semiotics is - which would be a bit tricky if you were looking for a beginner’s guide. Structuralism and Poststructuralism For Beginners is an illustrated tour through the mysterious landscape of Structuralism and Poststructuralism. The book's starting point is the linguistic theory of Ferdinand de Sausser.

    Genius like Saussure\'s is meant to be shared; it is shameful to confine it to the \"experts.\" Unfortunately, unless you were a linguist, Saussure was virtually unreadable. Until now. Saussure For Beginners is a clear, accessible guide to one of the most influential and difficult thinkers of the 20th century. W. Terrence Gordon has 15 books on Goodreads with ratings. W. Terrence Gordon’s most popular book is Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man.

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Saussure For Beginners takes you through this course, points out the unifying principles, and shows how these ideas migrated from linguistics to other subjects.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then Saussure for Beginners book can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or Cited by:   This is the first book of "For Beginners" series that I read and frankly, I didn't find it's approach and illustrations very helpful or amusing.

It's chaotic and disorganized. My hope to find a simple way of teaching Saussure through this book was totally futile. A total disappointment!/5. It is particularly well developed, even for the "For Beginners" series.

With a little concentration, one should emerge from this book with a basic grasp of Saussure's linguistics. Further, the book briefly touches on Saussure's influence on later thinkers Saussure for Beginners book as Levi-Strauss or Derrida/5(6).

Saussure for Beginners is an excellent intro to the man whom is credited with as the the creator of modern linguistics. Well written and somewhat easy. This book will surely be taken in stride if you intend to understand exactly what Saussure was saying/5.

Saussure For Beginners takes you through this course, points out the unifying principles, W. Terrence Gordon has published more than twenty books, including McLuhan For Beginners and Linguistics For Beginners.

He is currently at work on a book about James Joyce and a biographical fiction about the legendary linguist Charles Kay Ogden.

When Brand: For Beginners. Saussure For Beginners - Kindle edition by Gordon, W. Terrence, Lubell, Abbe. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Saussure For Beginners.5/5(1). Saussure For Beginners is a clear, accessible guide to one of the most influential and difficult thinkers of the 20th century. ABOUT THE AUTHOR. Terrence Gordon has published more than twenty books, including McLuhan For Beginners and Linguistics For Beginners.

He is currently at work on a book about James Joyce and a biographical fiction. A concise, accessible introduction to the great linguist who shaped the study of language for the 20th century, Saussure for Beginners puts the challenging ideas of Ferdinand de Saussure ( Buy Saussure for Beginners (Writers & readers beginners series) by Gordon, Terrence W., Lubell, Abbe (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Reviews: 2. In their book The Meaning of Meaning, Ogden and Richards criticized Saussure for 'neglecting entirely the things for which signs stand' (Ogden & Richards8).

Later critics have lamented his model's detachment from social context (Gardiner11). Structuralism and Poststructuralism For Beginners is an illustrated tour through the mysterious landscape of these two theories.

The book’s starting point is the linguistic theory of Ferdinand de Saussure. The book moves on to the anthropologist and literary critic Claude Levi-Strauss; the semiologist and literary critic Roland Barthes; the.

Terrence Gordon has published more than twenty books, including Saussure For Beginners and McLuhan For Beginners. He is currently at work on a book about James Joyce and a biographical fiction about the legendary linguist Charles Kay Ogden.

When he is not busy writing or teaching, Gordon photographs the haunting beauty of Nova Scotia, Canada. Get this from a library. Saussure for beginners. [W Terrence Gordon; Abbe Lubell] -- "It is difficult to imagine an important thinker more ideally suited to Writers & Readers' long-running For Beginners series than Ferdinand de Saussure.

Saussure's work is so powerful that it not. For Beginners graphic nonfiction series of documentary comic books on complex topics, covering subjects from Freud and Marx to Elvis Presley and DNA. Meant to appeal to young “non-readers,” as well as people who wish to broaden their knowledge without attending a university, the series has sold more than a million copies.

Semiotics for Beginners by Daniel Chandler Since a printed book appeared with the same title (Cobley & Jansz ), I feel tempted to retitle this on-line publication as Semiotics for Absolute Beginners, but have so far retained the original title.

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As a beginner myself, I found some of the theories confusing/5(5). Semiotics for Beginners Daniel Chandler Intertextuality Although Saussure stressed the importance of the relationship of signs to each other, one of the weaknesses of structuralist semiotics is the tendency to treat individual texts as discrete, closed-off entities and to.

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