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Semiotics / semiology books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Semiotics / semiology category. Presented with a red border are the Semiotics / semiology books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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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

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

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: 21/03/2017

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 Jappy Peirce's Twenty-Eight Classes of Signs and the Philosophy of Representation Rhetoric, Interpretation and Hexadic Semiosis

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

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

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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

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: 14/10/2016

Critical Semiotics Theory, from Information to Affect by Gary Genosko Critical Semiotics Theory, from Information to Affect

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

Critical Semiotics Theory, from Information to Affect by Gary Genosko Critical Semiotics Theory, from Information to Affect

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: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2016

Semiotics and Pragmatics of Stage Improvisation by Domenico (St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, Canada) Pietropaolo Semiotics and Pragmatics of Stage Improvisation
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Analysis of improvisation as a compositional practice in the Commedia dell'Arte and related traditions from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Domenic Pietropaolo takes textual material from the stage traditions of Italy, France, Germany and England, and covers comedic drama,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2016

Semiotics and Pragmatics of Stage Improvisation by Domenico (St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, Canada) Pietropaolo Semiotics and Pragmatics of Stage Improvisation
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Analysis of improvisation as a compositional practice in the Commedia dell'Arte and related traditions from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Domenic Pietropaolo takes textual material from the stage traditions of Italy, France, Germany and England, and covers comedic drama,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/09/2016

Semiotics of Happiness Rhetorical beginnings of a public problem by Ashley (Swansea University, UK) Frawley Semiotics of Happiness Rhetorical beginnings of a public problem
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The Semiotics of Happiness examines the rise of 'happiness' (and its various satellite terminologies) as a social and political semiotic, exploring its origins in the US and subsequent spread into the UK and across the globe. The research takes as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2016

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