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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.
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The recent past has seen an increasing interest in iconicity especially among linguists. This collection puts the interdisciplinary study of iconic dimensions (comprising what has been termed 'imagic iconicity', as well as 'diagrammatic iconicity', i.e. iconicity of a more abstract and less semiotic type) on the map, paying special attention to the use of iconicity in literary texts. The studies presented here  Read more...
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Form miming meaning.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., ©1999
(DLC) 99010763
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Max Nänny; Olga Fischer
ISBN: 9789027299345 902729934X 9781556195334 1556195338 9789027221797 9027221790
OCLC Number: 70766193
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 443 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Form miming meaning; Title page; LCC page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Contributors; Introduction: Iconicity as a Creative Force in Language Use; PART I General; Why Iconicity?; Action, Speech, and Grammar: The Sublimation Trajectory; Creating the World in Our Image: A New Theory of Love of Symmetry and Iconicist Desire; On Semiotic Interplay: Forms of Creative Interaction Between Iconicity and Indexicality in Twentieth-Century Literature; Iconicity in Literature: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Prose Writing; PART II Sound and Rhythm What, if Anything, is Phonological Iconicity?Imagination by Ideophones; Iconicity and Beyond in "Lullaby for Jumbo": Semiotic Functions of Poetic Rhythm; PART III Letters, Typography and Graphic Design; Alphabetic Letters as Icons in Literary Texts; 'singing is silence' Being and Nothing in the Visual Poetry of E. E. Cummings; Iconicity and Divine Likeness; Iconic Rendering of Motion and Process in the Poetry of William Carlos Williams; Graphological Iconicity in Print Advertising: A Typology; Iconicity in the Digital World: An Opportunity to Create a Personal Image?; PART IV Word-Formation Diagrammatic Iconicity in Word-FormationIconicity in Brand Names; PART V Syntax and Discourse; On the Role Played by Iconicity in Grammaticalisation Processes; Iconicity, Typology and Cognition; The Iconic Use of Syntax in British and American Fiction; Linguistic Expression of Perceptual Relationships; Author Index; Subject Index
Responsibility: edited by Max Nänny, Olga Fischer.

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