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Semiotics / semiology books

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Visual and Linguistic Representations of Places of Origin An Interdisciplinary Analysis by Maria Pia Pozzato, Alessandra Bonazzi, Enzo D'Armenio, Paola Donatiello Visual and Linguistic Representations of Places of Origin An Interdisciplinary Analysis
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This book is about the representations - both visual and linguistic - which people give of their own places of origin. If they were born in a place they did not remember because they moved in when they were very...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

The Semiotics of Light and Shadows Modern Visual Arts and Weimar Cinema by Piotr (Visiting Research Fellow, School of English, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) Sadowski The Semiotics of Light and Shadows Modern Visual Arts and Weimar Cinema
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Lighting and shadows are used within a range of art forms to create aesthetic effects. Piotr Sadowski's study of light and shadow in Weimar cinema and contemporaneous visual arts is underpinned by the evolutionary semiotic theories of indexicality and iconicity....
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/12/2017

Sign Crossroads in Global Perspective Semiotics and Responsibilities by Susan Petrilli Sign Crossroads in Global Perspective Semiotics and Responsibilities

Language is the species-specific human version of the animal system of communication. In contrast to non-human animals, language enables humans to invent a plurality of possible worlds; reflect upon signs; be responsible for our actions; gain conscious awareness of our...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/10/2017

De las formas de vida a los valores by Claude Zilberberg De las formas de vida a los valores

El autor de esta obra descubre que valores estan detras (o delante, como meta, como horizonte) de las &quote;formas de vida&quote;. Todos los trabajos incluidos son claros y didacticos, que nos permiten valorar y apropiarnos de los fines, asi como...
Format: eBook - Released: 15/06/2017

Semiotics: The Basics by Daniel Chandler Semiotics: The Basics

This third edition of the bestselling textbook has been fully revised, continuing to provide a concise introduction to the key concepts of semiotics in accessible and jargon-free language. Demystifying what is a complex, highly interdisciplinary field, key questions covered include:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture Considering Mediated Texts by Dr. Deanna D. Sellnow The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture Considering Mediated Texts


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2017

Derived Embodiment in Abstract Language by Theresa Schilhab Derived Embodiment in Abstract Language

How does knowledge of phenomena and events we have no direct experiences of emerge? Having a brain that learns from being in the world, how can we conceive of prehistoric dinosaurs, Atlantis, unicorns or even `desire'? This book is about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2017

Lotman's Cultural Semiotics and the Political by Andrey Makarychev, Alexandra Yatsyk Lotman's Cultural Semiotics and the Political
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This book aims to inscribe the prominent Soviet semiologist Yuri Lotman into the analysis of political forms and components of power as seen from the context of various Russian-European encounters.
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

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Reading Images The Grammar of Visual Design by Gunther Kress, Theo van Leeuwen Reading Images The Grammar of Visual Design
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

Perspectives from Systemic Functional Linguistics by Lise Fontaine Perspectives from Systemic Functional Linguistics

This innovative collection brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars highlighting the appliability of Systemic Functional Linguistics and the ways in which theoretical and analytical conclusions drawn from its applications can inform and advance the study of language. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/03/2018

A Flag for Canada The Illustrated Biography of the Maple Leaf Flag by Rick Archbold A Flag for Canada The Illustrated Biography of the Maple Leaf Flag


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2018

Other books in this genre

The Semiotics of X Chiasmus, Cognition, and Extreme Body Memory by Jamin (Ryerson University, Canada) Pelkey The Semiotics of X Chiasmus, Cognition, and Extreme Body Memory
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The X figure is ubiquitous in contemporary culture, but attempts to explain our fixation with X are rare. This book argues that the origins and meanings of X go far beyond alphabets and archetypes to remembered feelings of body movements...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017

Peirce's Twenty-Eight Classes of Signs and the Philosophy of Representation Rhetoric, Interpretation and Hexadic Semiosis by Tony (University of Perpignan Via Domitia, France) Jappy Peirce's Twenty-Eight Classes of Signs and the Philosophy of Representation Rhetoric, Interpretation and Hexadic Semiosis
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The major principles and systems of C. S. Peirce's ground-breaking theory of signs and signification are now generally well known. Less well known, however, is the fact that Peirce initially conceived these systems within a 'Philosophy of Representation', his latter-day...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2016

Social Semiotics for a Complex World Analysing Language and Social Meaning by Bob Hodge Social Semiotics for a Complex World Analysing Language and Social Meaning

Social semiotics reveals language's social meaning its structures, processes, conditions and effects in all social contexts, across all media and modes of discourse. This important new book uses social semiotics as a one-stop shop to analyse language and social meaning,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

The Semiotics of Emoji The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet by Marcel Danesi The Semiotics of Emoji The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet

Shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize 2017 Emoji have gone from being virtually unknown to being a central topic in internet communication. What is behind the rise and rise of these winky faces, clinking glasses and smiling poos? Given the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2016

The Semiotics of Emoji The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet by Marcel Danesi The Semiotics of Emoji The Rise of Visual Language in the Age of the Internet

Shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize 2017 Emoji have gone from being virtually unknown to being a central topic in internet communication. What is behind the rise and rise of these winky faces, clinking glasses and smiling poos? Given the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2016

Social Semiotics for a Complex World Analysing Language and Social Meaning by Bob Hodge Social Semiotics for a Complex World Analysing Language and Social Meaning

Social semiotics reveals language's social meaning its structures, processes, conditions and effects in all social contexts, across all media and modes of discourse. This important new book uses social semiotics as a one-stop shop to analyse language and social meaning,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2016

Critical Semiotics Theory, from Information to Affect by Gary (University of Ontario, Canada) Genosko Critical Semiotics Theory, from Information to Affect
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Critical Semiotics provides long overdue answers to questions at the junction of information, meaning and 'affect'. The affective turn in cultural studies has received much attention: a focus on the pre-individual bodily forces, linked to automatic responses, which augment or...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016

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