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  • 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…

    Paperback – 2006-03-30
    Routledge

  • Introducing Social Semiotics

    An Introductory Textbook, 1st Edition

    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 …

    Paperback – 2004-12-13
    Routledge

  • The Language of Websites

    1st Edition

    By Mark Boardman

    The Intertext series has been specifically designed to meet the needs of contemporary English Language Studies. Working with Texts: A Core Introduction to Language Analysis (second edition 2001) is the foundation text, which is complemented by a range of 'satellite' titles. These provide…

    Paperback – 2004-10-14
    Routledge
    Intertext

  • Roland Barthes

    1st Edition

    By Graham Allen

    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…

    Paperback – 2003-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Structuralism and Semiotics

    2nd Edition

    By Terence Hawkes

    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,…

    Paperback – 2003-07-17
    Routledge
    New Accents

  • Anaphora Resolution

    1st Edition

    By Ruslan Mitkov

    Teaching computers to solve language problems is one of the major challengesof natural language processing. There is a large amount of interesting researchdevoted to this field. This book fills an existing gap in the literature with anup-to-date survey of the field, including the author’s own…

    Paperback – 2002-08-14
    Routledge
    Studies in Language and Linguistics

  • Signs in Use

    An Introduction to Semiotics, 1st Edition

    By Jørgen Dines Johansen, Svend Erik Larsen

    Signs in Use is an accessible introduction to the study of semiotics.All organisms, from bees to computer networks, create signs, communicate, and exchange information. The field of semiotics explores the ways in which we use these signs to make inferences about the nature of the world.Signs in Use…

    Paperback – 2002-06-13
    Routledge

  • Critical Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Catherine Belsey

    What is poststructuralist theory, and what difference does it make to literary criticism? Where do we find the meaning of the text: in the author's head? in the reader's? Or do we, instead, make meaning in the practice of reading itself? If so, what part do our own values play in the process of…

    Paperback – 2002-05-16
    Routledge
    New Accents

  • Semiotics: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Chandler

    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…

    Paperback – 2001-11-22
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • The Language of Speech and Writing

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Cornbleet, Ronald Carter

    This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series is unique in offering students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on speech and writing. Written in a clear, user-friendly style, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and…

    Paperback – 2001-06-07
    Routledge
    Intertext

  • The Pursuit of Signs

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Culler

    To gain a deeper understanding of the literary movement that has dominated recent Anglo-American literary criticism, The Pursuit of Signs is a must. In a world increasingly mediated, it offers insights into our ways of consuming texts that are both brilliant and bold. Dancing through semiotics,…

    Paperback – 2001-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • The Language of Conversation

    1st Edition

    By Francesca Pridham

    This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series offers students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis of conversation. Written in a clear, user-friendly style by an experienced teacher, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and…

    Paperback – 2001-02-15
    Routledge
    Intertext

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