New Directions in Linguistics and Semiotics

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This volume derives from a symposium held in March 1982, to celebrate the inauguration of the Department of Linguistics at Rice University. The focus of the symposium was the state of linguistics and semiotics in its recent past, the current status, and directions to be explored in the immediate future.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 32]  1984.  xi, 269 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface. Linguistics at Rice University: The first two decades
James E. Copeland
vii
Introduction. On the aims of linguistics
Sydney M. Lamb
1
Part one
13
1. Mellow Glory: See language steadily and see it whole
Winfred P. Lehmann
17
2. The uniqueness fallacy
Charles F. Hockett
35
Part two
47
3. Liguistics in the university: The question of social accountability
M.A.K. Halliday †
51
4. Lessons from american indian linguistics
Mary R. Haas
68
Part three
73
5. Reshaping linguistics: context and content
Robert E. Longacre
79
6. The many linguistic functions of duration
Ilse Lehiste
96
7. Lexical semantics and text semantics
Charles J. Fillmore †
123
Part four
149
8. Linguistics, poetics, and the literary genres
Edward Stankiewicz
155
9. Subjects + Objects: The current state of visual semiotics
Donald Preziosi
179
Part five
207
10. Symptom
Thomas A. Sebeok
211
11. Semiotics laws in linguistics and natural science
Sebastian Shaumyan
231
Notes on contributors
259
Index
265
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General