de Saussure

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Swiss linguist and expert in historical linguistics whose lectures laid the foundations for synchronic linguistics (1857-1913)

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de Saussure, para que nela se faca ouvir uma polifonia e para que todo discurso revele alinhar-se nas diversas pautas [portees] de uma partitura".
La caracteristique du mot la plus adequate de nos jours a ete lancee par Ferdinand de Saussure dans son Cours de linguistique generale donne a l'Universite de Geneve, au debut du siecle.
She first describes her theory of the semiotics of gender/sex, which is informed by the work of Louis Althusser on ideology; Antonio Gramsci on hegemony and ideology; Judith Butler on the performance of gender/sex; and Ferdinand de Saussure, Claude Levi-Strauss, Michel de Certeau, and Roland Barthes on semiotics, among others.
Ferdinand de Saussure, who is considered by many as a founding father of linguistics, brought light to the importance of viewing language as a system of differences.