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  • Semiotic Perspectives

    1st Edition

    By Sándor Hervey

    First published in 1982, this book looks at a wide variety of issues concerning the vast field of study that is ‘semiotics. It begins by tracing the beginnings of modern semiotics in the works two pioneering figures — Saussure and Peirce — in order to present fundamental assumptions, notions and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Semantics and Semiology

  • Multimodality in the Built Environment

    Spatial Discourse Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Louise J. Ravelli, Robert J. McMurtrie

    This book provides an extended exploration of the multimodal analysis of spatial (three-dimensional) texts of the built environment, culminating in a holistic approach termed Spatial Discourse Analysis (SpDA). Based on existing frameworks of multimodal analysis, this book applies, adapts,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Theoretical Schools and Circles in the Twentieth-Century Humanities

    Literary Theory, History, Philosophy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina Grishakova, Silvi Salupere

    Schools and circles have been a major force in twentieth-century intellectual movements. They fostered circulation of ideas within and between disciplines, thus altering the shape of intellectual inquiry. This volume offers a new perspective on theoretical schools in the humanities, both as…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Embodied Metaphors in Film, Television, and Video Games

    Cognitive Approaches, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress, 1st Edition

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • New Essays on Thomas Reid

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Rysiew

    Thomas Reid (1710-96) was a contemporary of both David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and a central figure in the Scottish School of Common Sense. Until recently, his work has been largely neglected, and often misunderstood. Like Kant, Reid cited Hume’s Treatise as the main spur to his own philosophical…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • New Essays on the Nature of Propositions

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Hunter, Gurpreet Rattan

    These are exciting times for philosophical theorizing about propositions, with the last 15 years seeing the development of new approaches and the emergence of new theorists. Propositions have been invoked to explain thought and cognition, the nature and attribution of mental states, language and…

    Paperback – 2017-04-16
    Routledge

  • Film Discourse Interpretation

    Towards a New Paradigm for Multimodal Film Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Janina Wildfeuer

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Analyzing Digital Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, Hans Rustad

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Film Semiotics, Metz, and Leone's Trilogy

    1st Edition

    By Lane Roth

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Translation Theory and Development Studies

    A Complexity Theory Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kobus Marais

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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