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The Routledge Companion to Semiotics

The Routledge Companion to Semiotics( )
Editor: Cobley, Paul
Series title:Routledge Companions Ser.
ISBN:978-1-135-28426-8
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Digital (delivered electronically)
List Price:USD $42.95
Book Description:

The Routledge Companion to Semioticsprovides the ideal introduction to semiotics, containing engaging essays from an impressive range of international leaders in the field.

Topics covered include:

  • the history, development, and uses of semiotics
  • key theorists, including Saussure, Peirce and Sebeok
  • crucial and contemporary topics such as biosemiotics, sociosemiotics and semioethics
  • the semiotics of media and culture, nature and...
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Book Details
Pages:402
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Author Biography
(Editor)
Paul Cobley is the author of the book Introducing Semantics, a teaching guide which outlines the development of sign study. He is also the editor of The Communication Theory Reader and teaches basic communitive studies, communication theory, and popular genre classes at London Guildhall University in the Sir John Cass Department of Art.

Cobley, along with fellow teacher Adam Briggs, wrote the paper "Relevance and Intertextuality in Young People's Reception of Communication." In the paper, Cobley and Briggs dissect the relationship between advertising and social communication.

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