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:

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I finished "Semiotics: The Basics" by Chandler today. I found this to be fascinating. Some of it is a little rough to wade through but I found the explanations good and examples helpful. Now to see if ... Read full review

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I didn't read all of it, but this is the ultimate introductory guide for those who tend to feel slightly lost at times when reading the works of the classic instigators of semiotics like Saussure, Peirce, Lacan, Foucault, Eco, Derrida and Barthes. Read full review

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About the author (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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