(ICONICITY) Iconicity, Hypoiconicity


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.

Department of English and North American Studies, University of Perpignan, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France tel : +33 (0)4 68 66 22 75 fax : +33 (0)4 68 66 17 28.