Ideogram: Chinese Characters and the Myth of Disembodied Meaning (Hardback)J.Marshall Unger (author)
Hardback Published: 30/11/2003
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In his latest book, J. Marshall Unger exposes the historical, scientific, cultural, and practical flaws accompanying the widespread belief that Chinese characters embody pure, language-less meaning. Whether one is interested in Chinese characters from the standpoint of language, literature, semiotics, psychology, history, cultural studies, or computers, Ideogram contains new ideas and insights that are sure to challenge preconceptions and provoke thought.
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Weight: 467 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm
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