Lotman And Cultural Studies: Encounters And Extensions

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One of the most widely read and translated theorists of the former Soviet Union, Yurii Lotman was a daring and imaginative thinker. A cofounder of the Tartu-Moscow school of semiotics, he analyzed a broad range of cultural phenomena, from the opposition between Russia and the West to the symbolic construction of space, from cinema to card playing, from the impact of theater on painting to the impa...

Hardcover: 394 pages
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press; 1 edition (November 2, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 9780299220402
ISBN-13: 978-0299220402
ASIN: 0299220400
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 6041754
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No other book has inspired me to buy some Indian Chintz Fabric so fast as this one. Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. Poems are set in Rutland, Vermont; Indianapolis; Chattanooga; Houston; Boise; and Troy, New York (where celluloid collars were made). James Davis, Director The Iowa Writing ProjectA sweet gentle story nicely rhymed. book Lotman And Cultural Studies: Encounters And Extensions Pdf. This book is crammed with wisdom & love. Unfortunately there are a few flaws as well, and as none of the previous reviewers have mentioned them (as far as I recall) I feel I should. While the writing is as good as any other modern writing, none of the other tales in this collection approach the character depth, layered metaphors, and surprising creativity of "Steam Girl". I began reading it, and was well engrossed into it before my mother came over and commented on the cover of the book.
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cape design on poetry. His insights have been particularly important in conceptualizing the creation of meaning and understanding the function of art and literature in society, and they have enriched the work of such diverse figures as Paul Ricoeur, Stephen Greenblatt, Umberto Eco, Wolfgang Iser, Julia Kristeva, and Frederic Jameson.In this volume, edited by Andreas Schönle, contributors extend Lotman's theories to a number of fields. Focusing on his less frequently studied later period, Lotman and Cultural Studies engages with such ideas as the "semiosphere," the fluid, dynamic semiotic environment out of which meaning emerges; "auto-communication," the way in which people create narratives about themselves that in turn shape their self-identity; change, as both gradual evolution and an abrupt, unpredictable "explosion"; power; law and mercy; Russia and the West; center and periphery.As William Mills Todd observes in his afterword, the contributors to this volume test Lotman's legacy in a new context: "Their research agendas-Iranian and American politics, contemporary Russian and Czech politics, sexuality and the body-are distant from Lotman's own, but his concepts and awareness yield invariably illuminating results."