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A. J. Greimas and the Nature of Meaning: Linguistics, Semiotics and Discourse Theory

Ronald Schleifer, Ph.D

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Routledge
05 August 2016
Philosophy of language; Literary theory
In this book, first published in 1987, Professor Schleifer sets Greimas' work in its intellectual context and sets forth the development of his distinctive style of interpretation. Moreover, the author goes on to consider Greimas' work against the latest examinations of discourse in philosophy, depth psychology, and literary criticism. He tests Greimas' semiotic square against Derridean deconstruction, Lacanian psychoanalysis, and the literary analyses of Paul de Man.

This book will constitute an important and lucid survey of an often inaccessible critic, and will be of interest to students of literature.
By:   Ronald Schleifer Ph.D
Imprint:   Routledge
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Volume:   23
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm, 
Weight:   476g
ISBN:   9781138684034
ISBN 10:   1138684031
Series:   Routledge Library Editions: Literary Theory
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   05 August 2016
Audience:   College/higher education ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Preface; 1. The Analytical Dictionary: Language, Semiotics, and the Discourses of the Human Sciences 2. Structural Semantics and Structural Linguistics 3. Structural Semantics and Du Sens II: Actants, Functions, and the Semio-narrative Level 4. Maupassant and Semiotique et Sciences Sociales: Discourse and Narrativity 5. Avatars of Semiotics: Greimas and Post-structuralism; Bibliography; Index

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