Editor for this issue: Sara Couture
Date: 07-May-2014 From: Harriet Connor <harriet.connortandf.co.uk> Subject: Multimodal Epistemologies: Maiorani, Christie (eds.) E-mail this message to a friend
Title: Multimodal Epistemologies
Subtitle: Towards an Integrated Framework
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Multimodality
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current theoretical debates in the disciplines of semiotics, linguistics, multimodality, and pragmatics, as well as those aspects of pedagogy and film studies that engage with the notions of text and narrative by addressing questions such as: How do we study multimedia communication? How do we incorporate the impact of new media technologies into the study of Linguistics and Semiotics? How do we construe culture in modern communication? How useful are the current multidisciplinary approaches to multimodal communication?
Through the analysis of specific case studies that are developed within diverse academic disciplines and which draw on a range of theoretical frameworks, the goal of this book is to provide a basis for an overarching framework that can be applied by scholars and students with different academic and cultural backgrounds.
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