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  1. 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 31st 2007 by Routledge

  2. C. Language, Signs, Literature

    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 31st 2007 by Routledge

  3. Semiotics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    Series: The Basics

    This updated second edition provides a clear and concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language. With a revised introduction and glossary, extended index and suggestions for further reading, this new edition provides an increased number of examples...

    Published January 9th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Reading Images

    The Grammar of Visual Design, 2nd Edition

    By Gunther Kress, Theo van Leeuwen

    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

  5. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published October 20th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Introducing Social Semiotics

    An Introductory Textbook

    By Theo van Leeuwen

    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

  7. Semiotics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    Series: The Basics

    Using jargon-free language and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basics demystifies this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will find out:* What is a sign?* Which codes do we take for granted?* What is a text?* How can semiotics be used in textual analysis?* Who...

    Published June 24th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Roland Barthes

    By Graham Allen

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Roland Barthes is a central figure in the study of language, literature, culture and the media. This book prepares readers for their first encounter with his crucial writings on some of the most important theoretical debates, including:*existentialism and Marxism*semiology, or the 'language of...

    Published July 31st 2003 by Routledge

  9. Structuralism and Semiotics

    2nd Edition

    By Terence Hawkes

    Series: New Accents

    Published in 1977 as the first volume in the New Accents series, Structuralism and Semiotics made crucial debates in critical theory accessible to those with no prior knowledge of the field. Since then a generation of readers has used the book as an entry not only into structuralism and semiotics,...

    Published July 17th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Discourses in Place

    Language in the Material World

    By Ron Scollon, Suzie Wong Scollon

    Discourses in Place is essential reading for anyone with an interest in language and the way we communicate. Written by leaders in the field, this text argues that we can only interpret the meaning of public texts like road signs, notices and brand logos by considering the social and physical world...

    Published April 24th 2003 by Routledge