symbolology

symbolology

(ˌsɪmbəˈlɒlədʒɪ)
n
a variant of symbology
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Todorov, in his own evolution of semiotics, particularly in Theories of the Symbol (1977 [1982, English translation]), made reference to Bakhtin's term "symbolology"--the necessity, for a literary critic, to assess the symbolic dimensions of a text.