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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

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the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation (adj: semiotic)

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No one can deny that, when it comes to semiology, the French are unbeatable.

on de Gaulle ordering 29,5000 bars of gold from the NY Federal Reserve soon after calling for a return to the gold standard

—p.61 An Indecent Proposal (38) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago


"semiotics" (which is the systematic investigation of signs and symbols)

—p.233 The Lost Garden (230) default author
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1 year, 7 months ago


the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production (39) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


attempts a fusion of semiotic, economic, and psychoanalytic systems

—p.20 Introduction: A Living Transaction (1) default author
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1 year, 7 months ago


It is evident, according to Barthes, that semiology must be such a meta-language

—p.9 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


The semiology developed by Barthes conceived the social world as a whole as a system of signs, as illustrated by the studies collected in Mythologies

—p.44 A Brief History of the ‘New Left’ (1956–77) (33) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


With the work of the Prague school, the term 'structuralism' comes more or less to merge with the word 'semiotics'. 'Semiotics', or 'semiology', means the systematic study of signs, and this is what literary structuralists are really doing.

—p.100 Structuralism and Semiotics (91) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

What semiotics represents, in fact, is literary criticism transfigured by structural linguistics, rendered a more disciplined and less impressionisticenterprise

—p.103 Structuralism and Semiotics (91) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago


The Design District, much like the Wynwood Arts District, was more of a semiotic hypothesis than a reality.

hahahhaa this is great

—p.1 Miami Party Boom missing author
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1 week, 4 days ago


the proliferation of semiotic speculation as well, and of myriad concepts of the sign, the simulacrum, the image, spectacle society, immaterialities of all kinds

—p.116 Aesthetics of Singularity (101) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago


In August 1914, the name of St Petersburg itself is changed to the more Slavonic Petrograd: in semiotic rebellion against this idiocy, the local Bolsheviks continue to style themselves the ‘Petersburg Committee’.

—p.31 The Prehistory of 1917 (5) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


the never-ending capacity of language to lead further on in its semiotic delight

—p.ix Foreword (ii) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago


all the great dualisms of Western philosophy--reality and appearance, pure radiance and diffuse reflection, mind and body, intellectual rigour and sensual sloppiness, orderly semiotics and rambling semiosis

—p.133 The Pragmatist's Progress: Umberto Eco on Interpretation (131) default author
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1 year, 2 months ago

Sonora Review DFW Tribute
by multiple authors

Sonora Review DFW Tribute
by multiple authors


Though the Dirty Realists had been referencing pop culture artifacts for years, their approach was primarily in the form of semiotic shorthand.

—p.30 Heading Westward (28) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago


For St Augustine, to attend to objects in themselves reflects a carnal, fallen mode of existence; instead, we must read them semiotically, as pointing beyond themselves to the divine text which is the universe

—p.17 Questions and answers (1) default author
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1 year, 4 months ago


the semiotic square proposed by Jameson

workers/temporarily unemployed/permanently unemployable/formerly employed

—p.22 Diagnosis (17) default author
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1 year, 3 months ago