The Prague School: Selected Writings, 1929-1946 (University - download pdf or read online

By Peter Steiner

The Prague Linguistic Circle got here into being at the afternoon of October 6, 1926, while 5 Czech and Russian linguists accrued to listen to a lecture through a German colleague. From this foreign starting, the pursuits of the crowd grew to first surround language in all its sensible heterogeneity after which eventually all of tradition, which the Circle conceived of as a constitution of signal platforms. Semiotics used to be hence the overarching self-discipline for the Prague institution, helping manage all phenomena shared and exchanged by way of a cultural community.

In contemporary years expanding awareness has been paid to the significance of the Prague institution, yet writing approximately it has often been marred by means of misconceptions. The important objective of this quantity is to right these misconceptions and to offer the range of pursuits in the Prague School—literary feedback, linguistics, conception of theater, folklore, and philosophy. those essays through Bogatyrëv, Jakobson, Karcevskij, Mukařovský, Rieger, Vodička, and Honzl are the following translated into English for the 1st time. a few have a different ancient price in illuminating serious levels of structuralist considering; others demonstrate the timeliness of the School's contributions for the theoretical conflicts of our day. each one essay is observed by means of an informative introductory notice, and the entire is by way of the editor's "Postscript," tracing the roots of structuralist aesthetics.

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