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  • Ways of Seeing

    Ways of Seeing
    av John Berger

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141035796

    Based on the BBC television series, John Berger's Ways of Seeing is a unique look at the way we view art, published as part of the Penguin on Design series in Penguin Modern Classics. 'Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognizes before…

  • Our Aesthetic Categories

    Our Aesthetic Categories
    av Sianne Ngai

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674088122

    The zany, the cute, and the interesting saturate postmodern culture. They dominate the look of its art and commodities as well as our discourse about the ambivalent feelings these objects often inspire. In this radiant study, Sianne Ngai offers a th…

  • The Book of Symbols. Reflections on Archetypal Images

    The Book of Symbols. Reflections on Archetypal Images
    av (ARAS)

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783836514484

    Handbook of visual experience The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history. The highly readable texts and almost 800 beautiful full-…

  • Manufacturing Consent

    Manufacturing Consent
    av Edward S Herman

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099533115

    Contrary to the usual image of the press as cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitous in its search for truth, Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets of the news. They skilfully dissect th…

  • Mythologies

    Mythologies
    av Roland Barthes

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099529750

    'Barthes' purpose is to tear away masks and demystify the signs, signals and symbols of the language of mass culture' The TimesIn this magnificent and often surprising collection of essays Barthes explores the myths of mass culture.

  • Understanding Power

    Understanding Power
    av Noam Chomsky

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099466062

    'Arguably the most important intellectual alive' New York Times An indispensable collection of Noam Chomsky's talks on the past, present and future of the politics of power Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the world's leading intellect…

  • Reading Images

    Reading Images
    av Gunther Kress

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415672573

    This third 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 illu…

  • Reading Images

    Reading Images
    av Gunther Kress

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415672566

    This third 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 illu…

  • Representation

    Representation

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849205634

    Since 1997 Representation has been the go-to textbook for students learning the tools to question and critically analyze institutional and media texts and images. This long-awaited second edition: • updates and refreshes the approaches to rep…

  • Camera Lucida

    Camera Lucida
    av Roland Barthes

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784876012

    Barthes investigation into the meaning of photographs is a seminal work of twentieth-century critical theory. Examining themes of presence and absence, these reflections on photography begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs - their…

  • Camera Lucida

    Camera Lucida
    av Roland Barthes

    Pocket - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780099225416

    Examining the themes of presence and absence, the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, these 'reflections on photography' begin as an investigation into the nature of photographs. Then, as Barthes contemplates a photograp…

  • What Is World Literature?

    What Is World Literature?
    av David Damrosch

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691049861

    World literature was long defined in North America as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged both this European focus and the very category of "the masterpiece." The first book to look broadl…

  • The Construction of Social Reality

    The Construction of Social Reality
    av John Searle

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140235906

    This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how, for example, we construct a "five-pound note" with all that implies in terms of value and social meaning, from the printed piece of paper we see and t…

  • The Language of Fashion

    The Language of Fashion
    av Roland Barthes

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472505422

    Roland Barthes was one of the most widely influential thinkers of the 20th Century and his immensely popular and readable writings have covered topics ranging from wrestling to photography. The semiotic power of fashion and clothing were of perennia…

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols

    The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols
    av Alain Gheerbrant

    Pocket - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140512540

    This is a remarkable dictionary, exploring the vast and various symbols which abound in literature, religion, national identity and are found at the very heart of our dreams and sub-conscious. Compiled by an international team of experts, each entry…

  • Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language

    Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language
    av Umberto Eco

    Pocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253203984

    "Eco wittily and enchantingly develops themes often touched on in his previous works, but he delves deeper into their complex nature . . . this collection can be read with pleasure by those unversed in semiotic theory." —Times Literary Supplem…

  • Linguistic Landscapes Im Deutschsprachigen Kontext

    Linguistic Landscapes Im Deutschsprachigen Kontext

    Inbunden - 2021 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783631791103

  • Anatomy of Criticism

    Anatomy of Criticism
    av Northrop Frye

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202563

    A landmark work of literary criticism Northrop Frye's Anatomy of Criticism is the magnum opus of one of the most important and influential literary theorists of the twentieth century. Breaking with the practice of close reading of individual texts,…

  • For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign

    For a Critique of the Political Economy of the Sign
    av Jean Baudrillard

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788734837

    What if the problems of modern society don't come from production, but rather consumption and the system of cultural signs? In this classic work from the defining intellectual of the postmodern, Jean Baudrillard, For a Critique of the Political Econ…

  • The Semiotics of Culture and Language

    The Semiotics of Culture and Language
    av Robin P. Fawcett

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474247146

    Semiotics - the study of the general principles of signs and sign systems – is crucial to an understanding of human nature, both social and psychological. The sign systems that we use for interaction with other living beings determine our pote…

  • A Theory of Semiotics

    A Theory of Semiotics
    av Umberto Eco

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780253202178

    " . . . the greatest contribution to [semiotics] since the pioneering work of C. S. Peirce and Charles Morris." —Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism" . . . draws on philosophy, linguistics, sociology, anthropology and aesthetics and refers…

  • The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture

    The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture
    av Deanna D. Sellnow

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781506315218

    The Third Edition of The Rhetorical Power of Popular Culture offers students a step-by-step introduction to rhetorical theory and criticism by focusing on the powerful role popular culture plays in persuading us as to what to believe and how to beha…

  • Bizarre?Privileged Items in the Universe ? The Logic of Likeness

    Bizarre?Privileged Items in the Universe ? The Logic of Likeness
    av Paul North

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130468

    An imaginative new theory of likeness that ranges widely across history and subjects, from physics and evolution to psychology, language, and art A butterfly is like another butterfly. A butterfly is also like a leaf and at the same time like a pape…

  • Absentees ? On Variously Missing Persons

    Absentees ? On Variously Missing Persons
    av Daniel Heller-roazen

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781942130475

    An intellectually adventurous account of the role of nonpersons that explores their depiction in literature and challenges how they are defined in philosophy, law, and anthropology In thirteen interlocking chapters, Absentees explores the role of t…

  • Computational Semiotics

    Computational Semiotics
    av Dr Jean-Guy Meunier

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350166615

    Can semiotics and computers be compatible? Can computation advance semiotics by enhancing the scientific basis of the theory of signs? Coupling semiotics, a philosophical and phenomenological tradition concerned with theories of signs, with computat…

  • The Language of Landscape

    The Language of Landscape
    av Anne Whiston Spirn

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300082944

    This eloquent and powerful book combines poetry and pragmatism to teach the language of landscape. Anne Whiston Spirn, author of the award-winning The Granite Garden: Urban Nature and Human Design, argues that the language of landscape exists with i…

  • The African Novel of Ideas

    The African Novel of Ideas
    av Jeanne-Marie Jackson

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691186450

    An ambitious look at the African novel and its connections to African philosophy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries The African Novel of Ideas focuses on the role of the philosophical novel and the place of philosophy more broadly in the in…

  • The African Novel of Ideas

    The African Novel of Ideas
    av Jeanne-Marie Jackson

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691186443

    An ambitious look at the African novel and its connections to African philosophy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries The African Novel of Ideas focuses on the role of the philosophical novel and the place of philosophy more broadly in the in…

  • This Means This, This Means That Second Edition

    This Means This, This Means That Second Edition
    av Sean Hall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781856697354

    Semiotics is the theory of signs, and reading signs is a part of everyday life: from road signs that point to a destination, to smoke that warns of fire, to the symbols buried within art and literature. Semiotic theory can, however, appear mysteriou…

  • Travelling Concepts in the Humanities

    Travelling Concepts in the Humanities
    av Mieke Bal

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802084101

    Attempting to bridge the gap between specialised scholarship in the humanistic disciplines and an interdisciplinary project of cultural analysis, Mieke Bal has written an intellectual travel guide that charts the course 'beyond' cultural studies. As…

  • The End of the Circus

    The End of the Circus
    av Professor Emeritus Paul Bouissac

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350166493

    This book analyses two features of the traditional circus that have come under increasing attack since the mid-20th century: the use of wild animals in performance and the act of clowning. Positioning this socio-cultural change within the broader pe…

  • Picture Theory

    Picture Theory
    av W. J. T. Mitchell

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226532325

    In this companion volume to "Iconology", the author extends his investigation to pictures - the concrete, representational objects in which images appear. Although we have many words about pictures, Mitchell notes that we do not yet have a satisfact…

  • Discourses in Place

    Discourses in Place
    av Ron Scollon

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415290494

    Discourses in Place is essential reading for anyone with an interest in language and the way we communicate. Written by leaders in the field, this text argues that we can only interpret the meaning of public texts like road signs, notices and brand…

  • Discourses in Place

    Discourses in Place
    av Ron Scollon

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415290487

    Discourses in Place is essential reading for anyone with an interest in language and the way we communicate. Written by leaders in the field, this text argues that we can only interpret the meaning of public texts like road signs, notices and brand…

  • Saussure: A Guide For The Perplexed

    Saussure: A Guide For The Perplexed
    av Paul Bouissac

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441186010

    This title introduces the reader to the ways in which Saussure developed his revolutionary insights on language and demystifies his complex theories. Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) is generally considered one of the main founders of modern lingui…

  • Saussure: A Guide For The Perplexed

    Saussure: A Guide For The Perplexed
    av Paul Bouissac

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781441120687

    Introduces the reader to the ways in which Saussure developed his revolutionary insights on language and demystifies his complex theories. Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913) is generally considered one of the main founders of modern linguistics and s…

  • Transmodal Communications

    Transmodal Communications

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788926355

    This book examines semiotics, meaning-making and the co-construction of relations in transmodal communications. Through the lens of transpositioning – the multiple and interwoven layers of emplacements and positionings that are entailed in com…

  • Linguistic Semiotics

    Linguistic Semiotics
    av Mingyu Wang

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811532450

    This is the first book of its kind that explains the basic concepts, theoretical foundations and systematic research of linguistic semiotics, so as to establish a well-founded framework for linguistic semiotics as an independent discipline. While ex…

  • Linguistic Semiotics

    Linguistic Semiotics
    av Mingyu Wang

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789811532481

    This is the first book of its kind that explains the basic concepts, theoretical foundations and systematic research of linguistic semiotics, so as to establish a well-founded framework for linguistic semiotics as an independent discipline. While ex…

  • Repetitions in Gesture

    Repetitions in Gesture
    av Jana Bressem

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110697728

    Repetitive sequences play a major role as a pattern-building device and are a basic syntagmatic linguistic means on all language levels in spoken and signed languages. Little attention has been paid to investigating them in multimodal language use.…

  • Media Semiotics

    Media Semiotics
    av Jonathan Bignell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780719062056

    Media semiotics is a lucid investigation of the critical approach in contemporary media studies. Using examples such as Big Brother and Billy Elliot, Jonathan Bignell steps easily from basic concepts to more complex theories, while devoting chapters…

  • Theory and Methodology of Semiotics

    Theory and Methodology of Semiotics
    av Alexandros Ph. Lagopoulos

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110616231

    The book is an in-depth presentation of the European branch of semiotic theory, originating in the work of Ferdinand de Saussure. It has four parts: a historical introduction, the analysis of langue, narrative theory and communication theory. Part I…

  • Using Semiotics in Marketing

    Using Semiotics in Marketing
    av Dr Rachel Lawes

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789662078

    Semiotics is big business. It is most famous for its unique ability to decode visual images, and is the only market research method which provides a systematic, reliable and culturally sensitive method for interpreting what visual images mean. Semio…

  • Using Semiotics in Marketing

    Using Semiotics in Marketing
    av Dr Rachel Lawes

    Klotband - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789662061

    Semiotics is big business. It is most famous for its unique ability to decode visual images, and is the only market research method which provides a systematic, reliable and culturally sensitive method for interpreting what visual images mean. Semio…

  • Barthes: A Very Short Introduction

    Barthes: A Very Short Introduction
    av Jonathan Culler

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192801593

    This acclaimed short study, originally published in 1983, and now thoroughly updated, elucidates the varied theoretical contributions of Roland Barthes (1915-80), the 'incomparable enlivener of the literary mind' whose lifelong fascination was with…

  • The Quest for Meaning

    The Quest for Meaning
    av Marcel Danesi

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487523510

    Dating back to antiquity, semiotics is both a "technique" and a "science" that aims to understand the nature of meaning. An academic discipline in its own right, semiotics uses signs, such as words and symbols, to think, communicate, reflect, transm…

  • The Quest for Meaning

    The Quest for Meaning
    av Marcel Danesi

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487504854

    Dating back to antiquity, semiotics is both a "technique" and a "science" that aims to understand the nature of meaning. An academic discipline in its own right, semiotics uses signs, such as words and symbols, to think, communicate, reflect, transm…

  • Culture and Explosion

    Culture and Explosion
    av Juri Lotman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110218459

    Culture and Explosion, now appearing in English for the very first time, is the final book written by the legendary semiotician Juri Lotman. Originally published in Russian in 1992, a year before Lotman's death, the volume puts forth a fundamental t…

  • Culture and Explosion

    Culture and Explosion
    av Juri Lotman

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110218466

    Culture and Explosion, now appearing in English for the very first time, is the final book written by the legendary semiotician Juri Lotman. Originally published in Russian in 1992, a year before Lotman's death, the volume puts forth a fundamental t…

  • Visible Signs

    Visible Signs
    av David Crow

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350092655

    Basic semiotic theories are taught in most art schools as part of a contextual studies program, but many students find it difficult to understand how these ideas might impact on their own practice. Visible Signs tackles this problem by introducing k…

  • Objects and Other Subjects

    Objects and Other Subjects

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402000645

    The papers in this volume examine the current role of grammatical functions in transformational syntax in two ways: (i) through largely theoretical considerations of their status, and (ii) through detailed analyses for a wide variety of languages. T…

  • Poetik und Semiotik

    Poetik und Semiotik
    av Manfred Hardt

    Inbunden - 2017 - Tyska - ISBN: 9783484220195

    Die Buchreihe Konzepte der Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft gibt Aufschluss uber Prinzipien, Probleme und Verfahrensweisen philologischer Forschung im weitesten Sinne und dient einer Bestimmung des Standorts der Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft…

  • Emblematica

    Emblematica

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780404647674

  • Intersemiotic Translation

    Intersemiotic Translation
    av Aba-Carina Parlog

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030167653

    This book explores the practical aspects of intersemiotic translation, examining how different signs and sign sets can be transposed into different kinds of semiotic forms of reference. Drawing on theories from translation studies, semiotics, philos…

  • Speculative Grammars of the Middle Ages

    Speculative Grammars of the Middle Ages
    av G. L. Bursill-Hall

    Inbunden - 1971 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027919137

  • Description, Sign, Self, Desire

    Description, Sign, Self, Desire
    av Marc Eli Blanchard

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789027977786

  • Kósmos Noetós

    Kósmos Noetós
    av Ivo Assad Ibri

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319663135

    This pioneering book presents a reconstitution of Charles Sanders Peirce philosophical system as a coherent architecture of concepts that form a unified theory of reality. Historically, the majority of Peircean scholars adopted a thematic approach t…

  • Exploring the Translatability of Emotions

    Exploring the Translatability of Emotions

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030917470

    This book offers an in-depth, cross-disciplinary discussion of the translatability of social emotions. Part I is a collection of essays by leading philosophers of semiotics in Europe and Latin America, exploring the translatability of social emotion…