Multimodal Discourse: The Modes and Media of Contemporary Communication by Gunther KressMultimodal Discourse: The Modes and Media of Contemporary Communication by Gunther Kress

Multimodal Discourse: The Modes and Media of Contemporary Communication

byGunther Kress, Theo Van Leeuwen

Paperback | June 29, 2001

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Multimodal Discourse outlines a new theory of communication for the age of interactive media. Gunther Kress and Theo Van Leeuwen provide students with a wide-ranging analysis of the various communication styles and the ways by which text is now understood as the interaction of sound, music, vision, colour and language.
Gunther Kress, Institute of Education, University of London, UKTheo Van Leeuwen, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
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Title:Multimodal Discourse: The Modes and Media of Contemporary CommunicationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.23 × 6.25 × 0.53 inPublished:June 29, 2001Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0340608773

ISBN - 13:9780340608777

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Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. Discourse3. Design4. Production5. Distribtuion6. Issues for the Multimodal AgendaReferenceseIndex

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`Multimodal Discourse is the theoretical browser we need to navigate the exuberant multimodality of the highly mediated owrld in which we live. For students and specialists in communication or semiotics, cultural studies or linguistics, graphic design or anthropology this is the foundationla theory of how meaning is made in this period of increasing semiotic fragmentation and cross-over.'