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The Turn of the Screw - A Semiotic Reading

£17.99

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Very good condition with minor signs of wear to cover

One of the greatest critical challenges of the 20th century, from its publication in 1898 up to our own time, The Turn of the Screw continues to fascinate readers and scholars alike, by its seemingly inexhaustible semantic richness. This study presents a re-evaluation of the ambiguities and doubts which permeate Henry James's tale, through a process of semiotic transcodification. By way of C.S. Peirce's and D. Pignatari's theories of the sign, it captures and interprets the iconic-symbolic elements interwoven in the narrative.

Item details

Author(s):
Renaux, Sigrid
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0820420174
ISBN-13:
9780820420172
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
P. Lang

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Very good condition with minor signs of wear to cover

One of the greatest critical challenges of the 20th century, from its publication in 1898 up to our own time, The Turn of the Screw continues to fascinate readers and scholars alike, by its seemingly inexhaustible semantic richness. This study presents a re-evaluation of the ambiguities and doubts which permeate Henry James's tale, through a process of semiotic transcodification. By way of C.S. Peirce's and D. Pignatari's theories of the sign, it captures and interprets the iconic-symbolic elements interwoven in the narrative.

Author(s):
Renaux, Sigrid
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0820420174
ISBN-13:
9780820420172
Number of pages:
290
Publisher:
P. Lang

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