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LINGUIST List 25.1450

Wed Mar 26 2014

Books: Visual Communication: Machin

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

Date: 25-Mar-2014
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Visual Communication: Machin
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Title: Visual Communication
Series Title: Handbooks of Communication Science [HoCS]
Published: 2014
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/129326?format=G

Editor: David Machin
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110255492 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 199.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110255485 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 199.95
Abstract:

The primary goal of the volume on "Visual Communication" is to provide a collection of high quality, accessible papers that offer an overview of the different academic approaches to Visual Communication, the different theoretical perspectives on which they are based, the methods of analysis used and the different media and genre that have come under analysis. There is no such existing volume that draws together this range of closely related material generally found in much less related areas of research, including semiotics, art history, design, and new media theory. The volume has a total of 34 individual chapters that are organized into two sections: theories and methods, and areas of visual analysis. The chapters are all written by quality theorists and researchers, with a view that the research should be accessible to non-specialists in their own field while at the same time maintaining a high quality of work. The volume contains an introduction, which plots and locates the different approaches contained in it within broader developments and history of approaches to visual communication across different disciplines as each has attempted to define its terrain sometimes through unique concepts and methods sometimes through those borrowed and modified from others.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Written In: English (eng)

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