Signs, Dialogue and Ideology

| University of Bari
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Signs, Dialogue and Ideology illustrates and critically examines — both historically and theoretically — the current state of semiotic discourse from Peirce to Bakhtin, through Saussure, Levinas, Schaff and Rossi-Landi to modern semioticians such as Umberto Eco. Ponzio is in search of a method to construct an appropriate language to talk about signs and ideology in this “end of ideology” era. Ponzio aims at an orientation in semiotics based on dialogism and interpretation by calling attention to the widespread transition from the semiotics of decodification to the semiotics of interpretations of signs which are not constrained by the dominant process of social reproduction. To this end the author draws on the literature on 'dialogue', 'otherness', 'linguistic work', 'critique of sign fetishism', and 'interpretative dynamics'. Critique of identity and critique of the subject reaffirm the 'objective', the material, the signifiant, the interpreted sign, the opus; i.e. the 'Otherness' as opposed to the expectation of exhaustiveness in the creation and interpretation of sign products.
[Critical Theory, 11]  1993.  xviii, 185 pp.
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Table of Contents
Foreword
vii
1. Introduction to the critique of subjectivity and its signs
1
2. The philosophy of language as a critique of the semiotics of equal exchange
2.1 Commodities and Messages
11
2.2 Exchange in Alice's World (with Susan Petrilli)
15
3. Semiosis, referent and sign production in a theory of semiotics
3.1 Communication and Signification
21
3.2 Meaning and Referent
27
3.3 Sign Production and Ideology
33
3.4 Extending the Boundaries of Semiotics
37
4. Dia-logic, sense and ideology: Peirce, Morris, Rossi-Landi, Schaff, Bakhtin
4.1 Beyond the Semiotics of Equal Exchange
41
4.2 On Language as Work and Trade
45
4.3 Peirce's and Morris's Categories for a Semiotics of Ideology
56
4.4 Schaff's Analysis of Ideology
67
4.5 Peirce's Semiotics and Medieval Logic: Sign and Referent (with Susan Petrilli)
70
4.6 Sign and Sense in Mikhail Bakhtin
83
4.7 The Factor of Ideology
95
4.8 The War of Sense: Dialogue and Ideology (by Angela Biancofiore)
98
5. Identity and otherness in communication and culture
5.1 Humanism of the Other Man in Bakhtin and Lévinas
107
5.2 Orality and Writing in Bakhtin and Lévinas
118
5.3 Bakhtin's Otherness and the Search for Identity in Europe Today
126
5.4 Quietude and Silence Between Signs and Nonsigns
138
References
155
Index of Names
175
Subject Index
181
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