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History, signing in : essays in history and semiotics

Author: William Pencak
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©1993.
Series: Semiotics and the human sciences, vol. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pencak, William, 1951-
History, signing in.
New York : P. Lang, ©1993
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Pencak
ISBN: 0820418382 9780820418384
OCLC Number: 25282713
Description: 438 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Semiotics is not, necessarily, deconstruction : review of John Deely's Basics of semiotics --
Charles S. Peirce and Arisbe --
Charles S. Peirce, historian and semiotician --
Carl Becker and the semiotics of history --
Dialogues and dilemmas of Carl Becker semiotics of history --
Thorstein Veblen's semiotic analysis of American capitalism --
The Declaration of Independence : changing interpretations and a new hypothesis --
The United States Constitution : a semiotic interpretation --
The sign of Francis Lieber --
Legality, legitimacy, and the American Middle Class --
Thucydides as semiotician --
Peirce-suing Plato : the republic as semiotic society --
Christian symbolism and political unity in the English Reformation : a historical interpretation of the semiotics of Anglican doctrine --
Of what is music a sign? : Toscanini, Fürtwangler, and Walter on musical interpretation and the philosophy of history --
The operatic Ulysses --
Cherubini stages a revolution --
The dead and John McCormack : the Irish tenor and the Irish Renaissance --
Neopoleonic semiosis : Napoleon vu par Abel Gance --
Signs of William Walker : cinematic views of imperialism --
Ernesto Cardenal : radical priest as semiotician --
Stamping out history : national identity on postage stamps.
Series Title: Semiotics and the human sciences, vol. 4.
Responsibility: William Pencak.


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