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Saussure : a guide for the perplexed

Author: Paul Bouissac
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010.
Series: Guides for the perplexed.
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Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) is generally considered one of the main founders of modern linguistics and semiotics. The book that was derived from his teaching, the Course in General Linguistics, had a lasting impact on the intellectual life of the 20th century and remains today an object of debates and controversies. This Guide for the Perplexed introduces the reader to the ways in which Saussure developed his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Einführung
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bouissac, Paul.
Saussure.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2010
(DLC) 2009047512
(OCoLC)432982954
Named Person: Ferdinand de Saussure; Ferdinand de Saussure; Ferdinand ((de)) Saussure
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Bouissac
ISBN: 9781441105677 1441105670
OCLC Number: 676696389
Description: 1 online resource (v, 152 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction; 1 Saussure's Last Lectures: A Primer in General Linguistics; 2 Saussure's Early Years: A Golden and Studious Adolescence; 3 Saussure in Leipzig, Berlin, and Paris: The Fast-track to Fame and Maturity; 4 The Journey Home: The Gentleman Linguist of Geneva; 5 Linguistics as a Science: Saussure's Distinction between Langue (Language as System) and Parole (Language in Use); 6 Signs, Signification, Semiology; 7 Synchrony and Diachrony; 8 The Making of a Posthumous Book: The Course in General Linguistics (1916); 9 Saussure's Double Legacy and Beyond.
Series Title: Guides for the perplexed.
Responsibility: Paul Bouissac.

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Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) is generally considered one of the main founders of modern linguistics and semiotics. This book introduces the reader to the ways in which Saussure developed his  Read more...

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