Title Languages Of Art: An Approach To A Theory Of Symbols.
Book Condition Softcover. Reading copy.
Edition Third Printing.
Publisher The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis/New York: 1968.
Seller ID 87981X1
Here is a systematic inquiry into the varieties and functions of symbols. According to the author, "Expanding investigation in structural linguistics in recent years needs to be supplemented by and integrated with intensive examinatin of nonverbal symbol systems, from pictoria representation on the one hand to musical notation on the other, if we are to achieve any comprehensive grasp of the modes and means of reference and of their varied and pervasive use in the oerations of the undersanding. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Art, Structural Linguistics, Nelson Goodman, Language, Rembrandt van Rijn, Hans van Meegeren, Ernst Gombrich, Notations, Realism, Representation, Metaphor, Habituation, Feelings, Correctness, Ambiguity).