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  1. 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 26th 2010 by Routledge

  2. 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 6th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 13th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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