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The Motivated sign [electronic resource] : iconicity in language and literature 2 / edited by Olga Fischer, Max N�anny.

Contributor(s): Fischer, Olga | N�anny, Max.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2000Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 387 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027299338 (electronic bk.); 9027299331 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Iconicity (Linguistics) | Semiotics | Linguistics | Iconicit�e | S�emiotique | LinguistiqueGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Motivated sign.DDC classification: 401/.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : veni, vidi, vici / Max N�anny and Olga Fischer -- Semiotic foundations of iconicity in language and literature / Winfried N�oth -- The semiotics of the mise-en-abyme / John J. White -- Good probes : icons, anaphors, and the evolution of language / William J. Herlofsky -- The sound as an echo to the sense : the iconicity of English gl- words / Piotr Sadowski -- On natural motivation in metaphors : the case of the cucurbits / Ralf Norrman -- Old English poetic texts and their Latin sources : iconicity in C�dmon's Hymn and The Phoenix / Earl R. Anderson -- Iconic punctuation : ellipsis marks in a historical perspective / Anne C. Henry -- Iconic functions of long and short lines / Max N�anny -- Iconicity in advertising signs : motive and method in miming "the body" / Robbie B.H. Goh -- Iconoclasm and iconicity in seventeenth-century English poetry / Loretta Innocenti -- Structural iconicity : the English -S- and OF-genitives / C. Jac Conradie -- The position of the adjective in (Old) English from an iconic perspective / Olga Fischer -- Present participles as iconic expressions / Frank Jansen and Leo Lentz -- Of Markov chains and upholstery buttons : "Moi, madame, votre chien ..." / Jean-Jacques Lecercle -- Iconicity and rhetoric : a note on the iconic force of rhetorical figures in Shakespeare / Wolfgang G. M�uller -- The emergence of experiential iconicity and spatial perspective in landscape descriptions in English fiction / Werner Wolf -- Iconic dimensions in Margaret Atwood's poetry and prose / Christina Ljungberg.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : veni, vidi, vici / Max N�anny and Olga Fischer -- Semiotic foundations of iconicity in language and literature / Winfried N�oth -- The semiotics of the mise-en-abyme / John J. White -- Good probes : icons, anaphors, and the evolution of language / William J. Herlofsky -- The sound as an echo to the sense : the iconicity of English gl- words / Piotr Sadowski -- On natural motivation in metaphors : the case of the cucurbits / Ralf Norrman -- Old English poetic texts and their Latin sources : iconicity in C�dmon's Hymn and The Phoenix / Earl R. Anderson -- Iconic punctuation : ellipsis marks in a historical perspective / Anne C. Henry -- Iconic functions of long and short lines / Max N�anny -- Iconicity in advertising signs : motive and method in miming "the body" / Robbie B.H. Goh -- Iconoclasm and iconicity in seventeenth-century English poetry / Loretta Innocenti -- Structural iconicity : the English -S- and OF-genitives / C. Jac Conradie -- The position of the adjective in (Old) English from an iconic perspective / Olga Fischer -- Present participles as iconic expressions / Frank Jansen and Leo Lentz -- Of Markov chains and upholstery buttons : "Moi, madame, votre chien ..." / Jean-Jacques Lecercle -- Iconicity and rhetoric : a note on the iconic force of rhetorical figures in Shakespeare / Wolfgang G. M�uller -- The emergence of experiential iconicity and spatial perspective in landscape descriptions in English fiction / Werner Wolf -- Iconic dimensions in Margaret Atwood's poetry and prose / Christina Ljungberg.

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