Using the semiotic theory of American philosopher Charles S. Peirce, Johansen applies psychoanalysis, psychology, literary hermeneutics, literary history, Habermasian communication, and discourse theory to literature, and, in the process, redefines it.This is why sketches and paintings are diagrams as well as images, or even more so. Thus, a diagram is an intellectualized and generalized representation of its object. A city map, which of course has strong indexical features, is an exampleanbsp;...
|Author||:||Jørgen Dines Johansen|
|Publisher||:||University of Toronto Press - 2002|