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Definition of the noun jakobson

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  1. United States linguist (born in Russia) noted for his description of the universals of phonology (1896-1982)

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Google previewMetaphor and Analogy in the Sciences (2013)

by F. Hallyn

via suspension: The most striking feature here is what Jakobson refers to as “split reference' meaning that metaphors, too, refer to reality “by means of a complex strategy which implies, as an essential component, ...

Google previewMetonymy (2015)

Hidden Shortcuts in Language, Thought and Communication by Jeannette Littlemore

By this, Jakobson means that Cubist paintings often focus on what 'isn't'there, or the spaces left by objects (very much like the extract from the Catherine O'Flynn novel that we have just seen). The Cubist artists' approach was to show the ...

Google previewThe Son-Father Relationship and Christological Symbolism in the Gospel of John (2014)

by Adesola Joan Akala

Roman Jakobson is a Russian Formalist who ...

Google previewThe Empire Writes Back (2002)

Theory and Practice in Post-colonial Literatures by Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin

Jakobson refers to the importance of metaphor in the literary schools of romanticism and symbolism, and posits the predominance of metonymy in the so- called 'realist' school. This has greatly exercised many structuralist and poststructuralist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition (2013)

Communication from Ancient Times to the Information Age by Theresa Enos

Jakobson, Roman (1896–1982) Structuralist linguist who contributed an influen- tial model of communication and important con-cepts relating to style. Born in Moscow, Roman Jakobson was a member of the Russian Formal-ist School and the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Critical Theory (2010)

by Ian Buchanan

Jakobson, Roman (1896-1982) Russian linguist, formative member of both the * Russian Formalists (the *Moscow Linguistic Circle as well as *Opoyaz) and the * Prague Linguistic Circle, and one of the founding fathers of *structuralism.

Google previewA Dictionary of Stylistics (2014)

by Katie Wales

Jakobson, R. (1956) Two aspects of language and two types of aphasic disturbances.

Google previewDictionary of the Prague School of Linguistics (2003)

by Josef Vachek

Jakobson, Remarques sur revolution phonologique du russe compared a celle des autres langues slaves, TCLP 2 (1929) Ja31a R. Jakobson, Die Betonung und ihre Rolle in der ...

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Small photo of ESTONIA - CIRCA 2000: Carl Robert Jakobson (1841-1882) on 500 Krooni 2000 Banknote from Estonia. Estonian writer, politician and teacher. More...

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In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified. (Roman Jakobson)
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