LINGUIST List 14.3126

Fri Nov 14 2003

Books: Pragmatics, English: Saraceni

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  1. kkaneta, The Language of Comics: Saraceni

Message 1: The Language of Comics: Saraceni

Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 11:33:44 +0000
From: kkaneta <>
Subject: The Language of Comics: Saraceni

Title: The Language of Comics
Series Title: Intertext
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)		 
Author: Mario Saraceni, Assumption University, Bangkok 
Hardback: ISBN: 0415286700, Pages: 128, Price: $55.00
Paperback: ISBN: 041521422X, Pages: 128, Price: $15.95

The Language of Comics: 

*includes a large number of real comics, from individual frames to
 full comic strips
*provides a history of comics from the end of the nineteenth century
 to the present
*explores the "semiotics of comics," from the interaction between the
 verbal and the visual and how texts interrelate to the way speech and
 thought are reported in narrative and point of view
*makes the case for comics as multimodal texts and considers future
 developments in the genre
*is user-friendly and accessible, and provides a full glossary

Lingfield(s): Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): English
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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