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Symbol as sense : new approaches to the analysis of meaning / edited by Mary LeCron Foster, Stanley H. Brandes.

; Brandes, Stanley H
New York : Academic Press, [1980] .
ISBN 012262680X, 9780122626807

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Other Authors Brandes, Stanley H.
Foster, Mary LeCron, 1914-2001.
Subjects Communication.
Kommunikation.
Linguistik.
Semantik.
Sprache.
Symbol.
Symbolen.
Symbolism.
Symbolisme.
Symbolismus.
Series Language, thought, and culture.
Description xvi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. Sense and non-sense -- Intonation and 'Nature" / Dwight Bolinger -- Is symbolic thought prerational? / Dan Sperber -- Psychoanalysis and cultural symbolization / Percy S. Cohen -- II. Cohesion and continuity -- Giants and big-heads : an Andalusian metaphor / Stanley H. Brandes -- Ritual symbolism and the nonrepresentation of society / Maurice Bloch -- Some aspects of symbolism in classic Maya stelae texts / Marshall Durbin -- III. Nature and structure -- Can a study of nonhuman primate social behavior contribute to a greater understanding of symbolism? / Neil Chalmers -- Neurofunctional foundations of symbolic communication / John T. Lamendella -- Styles of achievement in early symbol use / Jennifer M. Shotwell, Dennie Wolf, Howard Gardner -- IV. Technology as transformer -- Symbolizing technology as a key to human evolution / Jean Kitahara-Frisch -- Context, structure, and efficacy in paleolithic art and design / Margaret W. Conkey -- The communication explosion / Colin Cherry -- V. Form through time -- The structure and origin of semantic categories in the language-learning child / Melissa Bowerman -- Some outstanding problems in the analysis of events / Edwin Ardener -- Symbolism, canalization, and p-structure / Charles D. Laughlin, Jr. and Christopher D. Stephens -- VI. Symbolic universals -- The growth of symbolism in culture / Mary LeCron Foster.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6249657
(OCoLC)ocm06249657
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