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Form miming meaning : iconicity in language and literature

Author: Max Nänny; Olga Fischer
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The studies in this volume explore iconicity from two different angles: the first investigates how far the code of grammar is influenced by iconic motivation; the second explores the influence of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Max Nänny; Olga Fischer
ISBN: 9027221790 1556195338 9781556195334 9789027221797
OCLC Number: 40660119
Notes: "Studies assembled in this volume represent a selection of papers that were originally given at the ... symposium ... organised by the University of Zurich in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam and held in Zurich, 20-22 March 1997"--Pref.
Description: xxxvi, 443 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Iconicity as a Creative Force in Language Use / Olga Fischer and Max Nanny --
Why Iconicity? / Ivan Fonagy --
Action, Speech, and Grammar: The Sublimation Trajectory / John Haiman --
Creating the World in Our Image: A New Theory of Love of Symmetry and Iconicist Desire / Ralf Norrman --
On Semiotic Interplay: Forms of Creative Interaction Between Iconicity and Indexicality in Twentieth-Century Literature / John J. White --
Iconicity in Literature: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Prose Writing / Simon J. Alderson --
What, if Anything, is Phonological Iconicity? / Andreas Fischer --
Imagination by Ideophones / Hans Heinrich Meier --
Iconicity and Beyond in "Lullaby for Jumbo": Semiotic Functions of Poetic Rhythm / Walter Bernhart
Responsibility: edited by Max Nänny, Olga Fischer.
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