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Semiotics and the Possibilities of Cultural Analysis

Experience of Tartu-Moscow School

Peeter Torop
From the journal Chinese Semiotic Studies


The article describes the role of the Tartu semiotics school in the formation of the new academic field called semiotics of culture, particularly in the context of writing the Theses on the Semiotic Study of Cultures in 1973. Special attention is paid to the typology of languages of culture, and to the concept of culture as an object for semiotics.

Published Online: 2014-5-30
Published in Print: 2014-6-1

© 2014 by Walter de Gruyter Berlin/Boston