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    • The meaning of activities in Okolice Sztuki – much went on at Strych 

      Adamiak, Włodzimierz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The text is a commentary to the phenomena in Polish modern art in the final years of the 20th century. It constitutes a “first-hand” account by a participant of the events and the host of the location. The location was the ...
    • Contemporary communication and ratiomorphization of meaning 

      Pleszczyński, Jan (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      In the article, I attempted to indicate that in modern communication, i.e. also in social life, ratiomorphism has been appearing. I define it as an unconscious, innate, genetically determined and teleonomically survival-driven ...
    • Rhetorical strategies in the anti-alcohol propaganda of Polska Kronika Filmowa 

      Grzegorzewski, Krzysztof (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The core of the text is a rhetorical analysis of the anti-alcohol propaganda in the films by Polska Kronika Filmowa produced by WFDiF. The author selected four reports from the popular series: Propaganda PRL-u. Najzabawniejsze ...
    • The style of independent periodicals in 1979–1980 in the face of the dominant ideological discourse 

      Suska, Dorota (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The goal of the article is to offer a style-focussed description of samizdat press articles from the late-1970s, which were the textual manifestation of the independent discourse at that time. The author analysed representative ...
    • Political communication of Germany as a state of mature democracy in the context of the migrant crisis of the 2010s 

      Leśniczak, Rafał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The aim of the article is the media and political analysis of the political discourse of German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding refugees, launched by the famous slogan Wir schaffen das! The time study covers the period ...
    • Philosophy modules on journalism courses at Polish higher education establishments and the search for meaning. A few remarks for discussion 

      Leśniczak, Rafał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article refers to the issue of journalism education at university, in terms of the philosophical categories of meaning and truth. The author analyses the curricula of selected Polish higher education institutions in ...
    • Henryk Sienkiewicz’s output and literary censorship in the DDR 

      Rajch, Marek (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      Works by Henryk Sienkiewicz, a Polish writer and the winner of the 1905 Nobel Prize for Literature, were subjected to verification by the DDR’s censorship apparatus several times. Censors considered his novellas which ...
    • Bez sensu as an act of communication 

      Czechowski, Wiesław (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article presents a communication-based analysis of the function of the ‘bez sensu’ [meaningless/ pointless/makes no sense etc.] phraseme. The author discusses the conversational and discursive opportunities for using ...
    • The City of Man and the critique of fascism: The perspective of Hermann Broch 

      Lichański, Jakub Z. (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The City of Man initiative, with a conscious reference to Saint Augustine’s De civitate Dei, wanted to build a system after the First World War that would ensure free and unfettered human development. This initiative was ...
    • The impact of a YouTuber’s lively gesticulation on his image. The case of Wojtek Drewniak and his Historia bez cenzury 

      Barańska-Szmitko, Anna ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The aim of the article is to verify the importance of gesticulation on one’s image in the popular science discourse based on YouTube videos by Wojciech Drewniak, a historian. The study employed the formula of an experiment ...
    • The silent meaning of the cognitive-performative horizon 

      Bartosiak, Mariusz ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article presents the discussion which begins with a semantic clarification of the Polish terms of ‘sens’ [meaning] and ‘znaczenie’ [reference] in Polish linguistic usus, starting with the basic dictionary and corpus-based ...
    • Tajemnice ASMR – perspektywa ogólna i lingwistyczna 

      Ozga, Krzysztof (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article presents the concept of ASMR (Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response) from a general and a linguistic perspective. The definition of the notion and a review on the state of research is followed by a classification ...
    • Propaganda content in the Polish sports press of the 1950s 

      Siekiera, Rafał (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article describes main forms of socialist propaganda in polish sports press of the 1950’s decade. As the analysis shows, sports magazines, despite their apparent thematic distance from political issues, had become tools ...
    • Meaning. Are the tools of rhetoric useful in studying the matter? 

      Lichański, Jakub Z. (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The discussion centres around two issues: the issue of meaning, and the question whether the tools of rhetoric viewed as the basic tool in interpersonal communication (be it everyday or specialist communication) can be ...
    • Deception in negotiations. Creating the vision of desired states 

      Nęcki, Zbigniew; Nęcki, Szymon (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article offers an analysis of the topic of negotiations, from the most concreto area (finances) to the most abstract (status and feelings), and then an analysis of the many meanings of the term profit, which in ...
    • In search of linguistic meaning 

      Awdiejew, Aleksy (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The aim of the article is to define the relationship between the meaning included in an utterance and its formal shape. The author based his discussion on the study of natural communication. The notion of meaning is in the ...
    • When there is meaning in design? Two dimensions of the practice of designing (communication) 

      Wszołek, Mariusz (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      John Thackara emphasised that 80% of the negative impact on the natural environment has its origin in design and the randomness of its application. Considering the entirety of design practices, one would have a hard time ...
    • On the fairness of understanding a communicated message 

      Laskowska, Elżbieta (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The author assumed that a fair understanding of communication is such a reception which is close to the content, intent and mode assigned to it by the sender. That reception depends on the extent of the knowledge of a ...
    • The (d)evolution of political communication in Italy: Beppe Grillo’s case 

      Berezowski, Łukasz Jan ORCID; Gałkowski, Artur (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)
      The article aims at analyzing the case of Beppe Grillo and his Five Stars Movement in terms of social, cultural and linguistic phenomenon that – initially as a virtual party without a structured organization – seems to ...
    • Introduction 

      Ostrowski, Marek Włodzimierz ORCID; Filipczak-Białkowska, Anita ORCID (Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2020-09-30)