Shakespeare is our contemporary. So is Aristotle, and El Greco, and Murasaki Shikibu, the Japanese court lady who, a bit more than a thousand years ago, wrote The Tale of Genji, considered by many to be the first psychological novel in the whole world. They are our contemporaries because what … Read More
The Social Semiotics of Trump
So Trump won the US Presidential election, against most predictions. Why? And what forms of analysis could have done better?
Social semiotics for a complex world was designed to provide that better analysis for circumstances like this. It was written before Trump’s giddy rise, fall … Read More