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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Carey Jewitt

    Multimodality is an innovative approach to representation, communication and interaction which looks beyond language to investigate the multitude of ways we communicate: through images, sound and music to gestures, body posture and the use of space. The Routledge Handbook of Multimodal Analysis,...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy

    By Lane Roth

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Semiotics offers a systematic approach to analysing the stylistic structure of film. When this study was originally published in 1983 this was a recent addition to the methods of film study and it presents an explanation of film semiotics with direct application to comparative film research. It...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Analyzing Digital Fiction

    Edited by Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, Hans Rustad

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

    Written for and read on a computer screen, digital fiction pursues its verbal, discursive and conceptual complexity through the digital medium. It is fiction whose structure, form and meaning are dictated by the digital context in which it is produced and requires analytical approaches that are...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Ferdinand de Saussure

    Edited by John Joseph

    Series: Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

    Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913) is widely recognized as the founder of twentieth-century language science. In his lifetime he published an important work on Indo-European philology but it was his Course in General Linguistics, published posthumously in 1916, that paved the way for a genuinely...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Studies of multimodality have significantly advanced our understanding of the potential of different semiotic resources—verbal, visual, aural, and kinetic—to make meaning and allow people to achieve various social purposes such as persuading, entertaining, and explaining. Yet little is known about...

    Published September 25th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Film Discourse Interpretation

    Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis

    By Janina Wildfeuer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book contributes to the analysis of film from a multimodal and textual perspective by extending formal semantics into the realm of multimodal discourse analysis. It accounts for both the inferential as well as intersemiotic meaning making processes in filmic discourse and therefore addresses...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Translation Theory and Development Studies

    A Complexity Theory Approach

    By Kobus Marais

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book aims to provide a philosophical underpinning to translation and relate translation to development. The second aim flows from the first section’s argument that societies emerge out of, amongst others, complex translational interactions amongst individuals. It will do so by conceptualising...

    Published August 29th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings...

    Published April 12th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Signs, Language and Communication

    By Professor Roy Harris, Roy Harris

    In Signs, Language and Communication readers familiar with the arguments of Professor Harris' previous work, including Signs of Writing, will find those ideas developed here to cover not just writing, but aspects of art, design and manufacture. Roy Harris proposes a new theory of communication. He...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Language of Colour

    An introduction

    By Theo van Leeuwen

    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