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Symbols that stand for themselves / Roy Wagner
Bib ID 292589
Format BookBook
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Wagner, Roy
 
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Description Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1986 
xii, 150 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0226869296
0226869288
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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Too Definite for Words
  • 3. Metaphor Spread Out: The Holography of Meaning
  • 4. Death on the Skin: Mortality and Figure-Ground Reversal
  • 5. Epoch: Real and Unreal Time
  • 6. The Western Core Symbol
 
Notes

Sequel to: The invention of culture.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 143-145.

Subjects Symbolism.  |  Culture -- Semiotic models.  |  Meaning (Psychology)  |  Daribi (Papua New Guinean people)
Other authors/contributors Wagner, Roy. Invention of culture

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