An Introduction to Applied Semiotics : Tools for Text and Image Analysis.

An Introduction to Applied Semiotics presentsnineteen semiotics tools for text and image analysis. Covering a variety of different schools and approaches, together with the author's own original approach, this is a full and synthetic introduction to semiotics. This book presents general tools t...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Taylor & Francis)
Main Author: Hébert, Louis, 1961- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London : Routledge, 2019.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of symbols used; Introduction; Analytical tools: what they are and how they are used; Introduction to the tools; 1 Structural relations: homologation; Summary; Theory; Application: The battle of the Argonne by Magritte; 2 Operations of transformation; Summary; Theory; Application: iconography of mythical beings from Tibetan Buddhism; 3 The semiotic square; Summary; Theory; Applications; 4 The veridictory square; Summary; Theory; Application: Molière's Tartuffe (The imposter); 5 The tensive model; Summary.
  • TheoryApplication: Pascal's theory of knowledge; 6 The actantial model; Summary; Theory; Applications; 7 The narrative program; Summary; Theory; Applications; 8 The canonical narrative schema; Summary; Theory; Application: "The crow and the fox" by Jean de La Fontaine; 9 Figurative, thematic and axiological analysis; Summary; Theory; Application: "I miss the land" by Georges Bouchard; 10 Thymic analysis; Summary; Theory; Application: "The dog and the perfume bottle" by Charles Baudelaire; 11 Semic analysis; Summary; Theory; Applications; 12 Dialogics; Summary; Theory; Applications.
  • 13 The semantic graphSummary; Theory; Applications; 14 Analysis by classification; Summary; Theory; Application: classifying death in Hamlet; 15 Analyzing rhythm and arrangement; Summary; Theory; Applications; 16 The functions of language; Summary; Theory; Application: [If you drink, then drive, you're a bloody idiot]; 17 Peirce's semiotics; Summary; Theory; Application: a footprint in the sand; How to use Peirce's semiotics; 18 Narratology; Summary; Theory; Application: "The dairy woman and the crock of milk" by Jean de La Fontaine; 19 The anthropic zones; Summary; Theory.
  • Application: The reclining nude by Magritte20 A short introduction to semiotics; Summary; Theory; Bibliography; Index.