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  1. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 November 30th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Language of Displayed Art

    By Michael O'Toole

    The Language of Displayed Art, first published in 1994, is a seminal work in the field of Multimodality and one of the few to be entirely dedicated to the analysis and interpretation of works of art. This book explores the "grammar" of the visual arts of painting, sculpture and architecture,...

    Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Semiotics

    Edited by Peer F. Bundgaard, Frederik Stjernfelt

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Semiotics (the study of sign processes—‘semiosis’—and sign systems) embraces linguistics, philosophy, and literary studies, as well as linking to anthropology, art, psychology, and biology. This new Routledge collection helps to make sense of the subject’s huge interdisciplinary corpus of scholarly...

    Published October 5th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Lesbian Discourses

    Images of a Community

    By Veronika Koller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this...

    Published June 6th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Language (Routledge Revivals)

    By Leonard Bloomfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in Great Britain in 1935, this Routledge Revival reissues one of the most influential works ever published in the field of linguistics. Leonard Bloomfield's Language is both a masterpiece of textbook writing and a classic of academic scholarship, which ...

    Published February 7th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Multimodality

    A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary Communication

    By Gunther Kress

    The 21st century is awash with ever more mixed and remixed images, writing, layout, sound, gesture, speech, and 3D objects. Multimodality looks beyond language and examines these multiple modes of communication and meaning making. Multimodality: A Social Semiotic Approach to Contemporary...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Companion to Semiotics

    Edited by Paul Cobley

    Series: Routledge Companions

    The Routledge Companion to Semiotics provides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field. Topics covered include: the history, development, and uses of semiotics key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge

  10. D. Structuralism, Post-Structuralism, Deconstruction

    Edited by Terrence Hawkes

    These three volumes are part of the forty-one volume set New Accents. First launched in 1977, the New Accents series rapidly changed the face of literary studies. Its clear and concise volumes brought the latest in literary theory to students and academics and paved the way for undergraduate...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge