The semiotic function and the genesis of pictorial meaning

“Pictorial semiotics, we shall take it, is that part of the science of signification which is particularly concerned to understand the nature and specifici

“Pictorial semiotics, we shall take it, is that part of the science of signification which is particularly concerned to understand the nature and specificity of such meanings (or vehicles of meaning) which are colloquially identified by the term ‘picture.’ Thus, the assignments of such a speciality must involve, at the very least, a demonstration of the semiotic character of pictures, as well as a study of the peculiarities which differentiate pictorial meanings from other kinds of signification, and a assessment of the ways (from some or other point of view) in which pictorial meanings are apt to differ from each other while still remaining pictorial in kind.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
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