Semiotics: The Basics

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Routledge, 2002 - 273 pagine
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Following the successful Basicsformat, this is thebook for anyone coming to semiotics for the first time. Using jargon-free language and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basicsdemystifies this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will find out what a sign and a text are, what codes we take for granted, how semiotics can be used in textual analysis and who Saussure, Peirce, Barthes and Jakobson are and why they are important. Features include a glossary of key terms and realistic suggestions for further reading. This book also has a highly-developed and long-established online version of the book at:

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Review: Semiotics: The Basics (The Basics)

Recensione dell'utente  - Devon Fritz - Goodreads

This book is a must read for everyone who would ask the question "what is semiotics?" A great overview of the field and the different areas it handles and doesn't handle. It gave names and concepts to ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: Semiotics: The Basics (The Basics)

Recensione dell'utente  - Nick - Goodreads

This book is an absolutely fantastic introduction to the field of semiotics as well as structuarlist/poststructuralist theories. Daniel Chandler breaks down the origins of the field and contextualizes ... Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2002)

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

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