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  • The Screenwriter's Path

    Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Writing for the Movies

    By Diane Lake

    The Screenwriter’s Path takes a comprehensive approach to learning how to write a screenplay—allowing the writer to use it as both a reference and a guide in constructing a script. A tenured professor of screenwriting at Emerson College in Boston, author Diane Lake has 20 years' experience writing…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13 
    Focal Press

  • Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    We are pleased to present the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Modes and Meaning: Displays of Evidence in Education

    Edited by Geert Thyssen, Karin Priem

    In the past few decades there has been a growing interest and debate amongst historians of education surrounding issues of visuality, materiality, spatiality, transfer, and circulation. This collection of essays – with its focus on the interaction between ideas, images, objects, and/or spaces that…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal Coordination and Performance in Social Systems

    Edited by Pedro Passos, Keith Davids, Jia Yi Chow

    Interpersonal coordination is an important feature of all social systems. From everyday activities to playing sport and participating in the performing arts, human behaviour is constrained by the need to continually interact with others. This book examines how interpersonal coordination tendencies…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge

  • Image and Influence

    Studies in the Sociology of Film

    By Andrew Tudor

    This text outlines what sociologists need to know of the nature of communication and of mass culture, while also looking in some empirical detail at the workings of the Hollywood community and the psychology of the star system. It explores trends such as attempts to adapt semiology and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Visible Numbers

    Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics

    Edited by Miles A. Kimball, Charles Kostelnick

    Bringing together scholars from around the world, this collection examines many of the historical developments in making data visible through charts, graphs, thematic maps, and now interactive displays. Today, we are used to seeing data portrayed in a dizzying array of graphic forms. Virtually any…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Creating Comics as Journalism, Memoir and Nonfiction

    By Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, David Stoddard

    This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars…

    Paperback – 2015-10-20
    Routledge

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches

    Edited by Kathrin Fahlenbrach

    In cognitive research, metaphors have been shown to help us imagine complex, abstract, or invisible ideas, concepts, or emotions. Contributors to this book argue that metaphors occur not only in language, but in audio visual media well. This is all the more evident in entertainment media, which…

    Hardback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Ecomedia

    Key Issues

    Edited by Stephen Rust, Salma Monani, Sean Cubitt

    Ecomedia: Key Issues is a comprehensive textbook introducing the burgeoning field of ecomedia studies to provide an overview of the interface between environmental issues and the media globally. Linking the world of media production, distribution, and consumption to environmental understandings,…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • The Structure of Multimodal Documents

    An Empirical Approach

    By Tuomo Hiippala

    This book develops a new framework for describing the structure of multimodal documents: how language, image, layout and other modes of communication work together to convey meaning. Building on recent research in multimodal analysis, functional linguistics and information design, the book examines…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Brands

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jonathan E. Schroeder

    Branding has emerged as a cornerstone of marketing practice and corporate strategy, as well as a central cultural practice. In this book, Jonathan Schroeder brings together a curated selection of the most influential and thought-provoking papers on brands and branding from Consumption Markets and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • Visual Environmental Communication

    Edited by Anders Hansen, David Machin

    In 2008, the editors published a well-cited journal paper arguing that while scholarly work on media representations of environmental issues had made substantial progress in textual analysis there had been much less work on visual representations. This is surprising given the increasingly visual…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge

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