Tony Jappy is Professor of English language and linguistics with the Department
of English and North-American Studies at the University of Perpignan,
France. His research interests concern Peirce's theory of iconicity, with
particular emphasis on metaphor; semiotics and English grammar; and, finally,
the interpretation of data obtained from corpus linguistics. He is currently
working on visual semiotics and the semiotics of grammaticalisation.
English and North American Studies,University of Perpignan,66860 Perpignan
Cedex,Francetel : +33 (0)4 68 66 22 75fax : +33 (0)4 68 66 17 28.