The Language of Colour provides a fresh and innovative approach to the study of colour from the co-author of the best-selling textbook, Reading Images. Moving on from the meanings of single colours, Theo van Leeuwen develops the theory that many different features shape the way we attach meaning...
Published December 1st 2010 by Routledge
Theory and Practice
‘This textbook is really a road map for how research in new media should evolve. It offers such an overwhelming variety of examples, it is so clearly written, it is so stimulating in research topics. This book should be the base of MA courses all over the world.’ – Jan Renkema, Tilburg University,...
Published July 31st 2008 by Routledge
A Critical Introduction
Featuring a wide range of exercises, examples, and images, this textbook provides a practical way of analyzing the discourses of the global media industries. Building on a comprehensive introduction to the history and theory of global media communication, specific case studies of...
Published May 16th 2007 by Routledge
The Grammar of Visual Design, 2nd Edition
This second edition of the landmark textbook Reading Images builds on its reputation as the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples from children's drawings to textbook illustrations, photo-journalism to fine art, as well...
Published March 30th 2006 by Routledge
An Introductory Textbook
Introducing Social Semiotics uses a wide variety of texts including photographs, adverts, magazine pages and film stills to explain how meaning is created through complex semiotic interactions. Practical exercises and examples as wide ranging as furniture arrangements in public places and ...
Published December 13th 2004 by Routledge
The Grammar of Visual Design
Reading Images provides the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples, Kress and van Leeunwen examine the ways in which images communicate meaning....
Published March 28th 1996 by Routledge