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|Series||Yale historical publications., 127|
|LC Classifications||HM281 .B276|
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|Pagination||ix, 221 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||221|
|LC Control Number||81003014|
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Grandville, byname of Jean-ignace-isidore Gérard, (born Sept. 13,Nancy, Fr.—died MaParis), French caricaturist who is admired as a fantasist and big-headed people, seen as if in distorting mirrors, and his animal analogies (individuals with the bodies of men and the faces of animals) have been considered among the sources for Lewis Carroll’s Alice.[2) SEMIOTICS AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF LANGUAGE classical doctrines where the semeion was not considered as an equiva lence but as an inference.
Chapter 7 ("Mirrors") tackles the question of a threshold between semiotic and presemiotic phenomena. The phenGmenology of our expe rience with mirror images represents the experimentum crucis for testing.From one mirror to the next, your reflection transforms, distorts, gets longer, then shortens.
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