Message 1: Semiotics: ChandlerDate: 22-Sep-2004
From: Dylan Maiden <dylan.maidentaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Semiotics: Chandler
Subtitle: The Basics
Series Title: The Basics
Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Author: Daniel Chandler
Paperback: ISBN: 0415351111 Pages: 304 Price: 17.95 (U.S. $)
Following the successful Basics format, this is the book for anyone
coming to semiotics for the first time. Using jargon-free language
and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basics demystifies
this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will
* What is a sign?
* Which codes do we take for granted?
* What is a text?
* How can semiotics be used in textual analysis?
* Who were Saussure, Peirce, Barthes and Jakobson - and why are they
Features include a glossary of key terms and realistic suggestions
for further reading. There is also a highly-developed and
long-established online version of the book at:
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics; Semantics
Written In: English
(Language Code: ENG)
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