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Fri Oct 11 2002

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  1. Julia.Ulrich, Persuasive Signs: Ron Beasley & Marcel Danesi

Message 1: Persuasive Signs: Ron Beasley & Marcel Danesi

Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2002 13:45:56 +0000
From: Julia.Ulrich <Julia.UlrichdeGruyter.com>
Subject: Persuasive Signs: Ron Beasley & Marcel Danesi


		
Title: PERSUASIVE SIGNS
Subtitle: THE SEMIOTICS OF ADVERTISING
Series Title: Approaches to Applied Semiotics
			
Publication Year: 2002
			
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
 http://www.degruyter.de/hling.html
			
 
Author: Ron Beasley 
Author: Marcel Danesi 
				

Hardback: ISBN: 3110173409, Pages: 193, Price: Euro 88.00 / sFr 141,-
/ approx. US$ 88.00 

Paperback: ISBN: 3110173417, Pages: 193, Price: Euro 34.95 / sFr 56,-
/ approx. US$ 35.00 
			
Abstract:
			
Using both verbal and nonverbal techniques to make its messages as
persuasive as possible, advertising has become an integral component of
modern-day social discourse designed to influence attitudes and
lifestyle behaviors by covertly suggesting how we can best satisfy our
innermost urges and aspirations through consumption. This book looks at
the categories of this form of discourse from the standpoint of semiotic
analysis. It deals with the signifying processes that underlie
advertising messages in print, electronic, and digital form.

>From the contents

CHAPTER I: ADVERTISING AS SOCIAL DISCOURSE
1.1 A schematic history of advertising
1.2 The semiotic approach to advertising
1.3 The role of semiotics in the advertising debate
1.4 Elements of semiotic analysis

CHAPTER II: CREATING RECOGNIZABILITY FOR THE PRODUCT
2.1 Creating a signification system
2.2 Creating textuality
2.3 Using multiple media
2.4 Ad campaigns

CHAPTER III: CREATING TEXTUALITY
3.1 Textuality
3.2 Connotation
3.3 Verbal techniques
3.4 Nonverbal techniques

CHAPTER IV: ADVERTISING AND CULTURE
4.1 Market testing the product's signification system
4.2 Advertising culture
4.3 The semiotic purview

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