Semiotics: The Basics

Front Cover
Routledge, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 273 pages
17 Reviews
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: www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/S4B.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
1
4 stars
10
3 stars
6
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Semiotics: The Basics (The Basics)

User Review  - Ahmad Muwafiq - Goodreads

very helping for beginners Read full review

Review: Semiotics: The Basics (The Basics)

User Review  - Gadeer Al-Shathry - Goodreads

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

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (2002)

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

Bibliographic information