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Author Thibault, Paul J.

Title Social Semiotics as Praxis : Text, Social Meaning Making, and Nabokov?s Ada
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Series Theory and History of Literature
Theory and history of literature.
Contents Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; I. Introduction; II. Contextualization Dynamics and Insider/Outsider Relations; III. Intertextuality; IV. Subjects, Codes, and Discursive Practice; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Appendix 4; Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index
Summary Focusing on Nabokov's Ada, the author rescues semiotics from terminal formalism by developing a conception of social semiotics that is a form of both social action and political praxis
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Subject Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977. Ada.
Discourse analysis.
Semiotics -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081668345X (electronic bk.)
9780816683451 (electronic bk.)