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The World Told and the World Shown

Multisemiotic Issues

Authors: Ventola, Eija, Guijarro, Arsenio Jesús Moya

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Positioned within the field of linguistics and multisemiotic discourse analysis, the theme of this book is the multifaceted interaction between text and image in different discourse genres, and it offers critical views on how we talk and show our experience of the world around us.

About the authors

MARÍA CRISTINA ASTORGA is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, National University of Río Cuarto, Argentina ELISABETH EL REFAIE is a Lecturer in Communication, Centre for Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University, UK CHARLES FORCEVILLE is Associate Professor, Media Studies Department, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands ANNA HOPEARUOHO, a former student of the Department of English, University of Helsinki, Finland, is currently working for a Finnish company, Wärtsilä Corporation VICTOR LIM FEI is a Research Scholar at the Multimodal Analysis Lab, Interactive Digital Media Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore ALISON LOVE is an Associate Professor of English Language and Linguistics, National University of Lesotho, Lesotho ARIANNA MAIORANI is a Lecturer in Linguistics at Loughborough University, UK CHRISTIAN MATTHIESSEN is a Chair Professor of Linguistics and Head of the Department of English, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong KAY O'HALLORAN is Director of the Multimodal Analysis Lab, Interactive and Digital Media Institute (IDMI) and Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore GIULIO PAGANI, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, UK MARÍA JESÚS PINAR SANZ is a Lecturer in Linguistics and Discourse analysis, University of Castilla - La Mancha, Spain MAREE STENGLIN is a Lecturer in Literacy and Learning, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Sydney, Australia SABINE TAN is a Research Scholar in Language Studies, National University of Singapore, Singapore MARTIN THOMAS works at the Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Leeds, UK KATHRYN TUCKWELL is a researcher at the Centre for Language in Social Life, Macquarie University, Australia

Table of contents (15 chapters)

Table of contents (15 chapters)
  • Introduction. The World Told and the World Shown: Multisemiotic Issues

    Pages 1-8

    Ventola, Eija (et al.)

  • Multisemiosis and Context-Based Register Typology: Registerial Variation in the Complementarity of Semiotic Systems

    Pages 11-38

    Matthiessen, Christian M. I. M.

  • Developing Multimodal Texture

    Pages 39-55

    Thomas, Martin

  • Metonymy in Visual and Audiovisual Discourse

    Pages 56-74

    Forceville, Charles

  • What Makes Us Laugh? Verbo-Visual Humour in Newspaper Cartoons

    Pages 75-89

    Refaie, Elisabeth El

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The World Told and the World Shown
Book Subtitle
Multisemiotic Issues
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-24534-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230245341
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-57635-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36621-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 293
Number of Illustrations
33 b/w illustrations
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