The proceedings of the 1989 annual meeting of the Semiotic Society of America include 48 contributions by scholars from a variety of academic backgrounds. Sections: I. Semiotics and Peirce; II. Narrative; III. Literary Semiotics; IV. Nursing and Semiotics; V. Semiotic Foundations; VI. Deconstructive Interpretations of Semiosis; VII. Visual Semiotics and Semiotics of Music; VIII. Fantasy, Myth, and Reality; IX. Empirical Semiotics; X. Semiotics of History and Culture; XI. Semiotic Foundations for Education; XII. Semiotics and Mind; XIII. Religion and Religious Text; XIV. Applied Semiotics of Culture; XV. Semiotic Historiography. Co-published with the Semiotic Society of America.