Semiotics: The Basics

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Routledge, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 273 pages
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Using jargon-free language and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basics demystifies this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will find out:
* 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 important?
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: www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/S4B

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Good for undergraduate students in semiotics. It presents, compare and contrast most of the theories and views that construct the field of semiotics in all the modes of representation. Read full review

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Daniel Chandler is a Lecturer in the deprtment of Theatre, Film and Television Studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

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