Semiotic Margins


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441173225
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Shoshana Dreyfus is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Susan Hood is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Maree Stenglin is Lecturer of Literacy and Learning in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Sydney, Australia.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Shoshana Dreyfus Susan Hood Maree Stenglin 1

Part 1 Beyond Paralinguistics

Chapter 1 The Interpersonal Semiotics of Having a Laugh Naomi K. Knight 7

Chapter 2 Body Language in Face-to-face Teaching: A Focus on Textual and Interpersonal Meaning Susan Hood 31

Chapter 3 Grappling with a Non-speech Language: Describing and Theorizing the Non-verbal Multimodal Communication of a Child with an Intellectual Disability Shoshana Dreyfus 53

Part 2 Evolving Accounts of Space and Music

Chapter 4 Spaced Out: An Evolving Cartography of a Visceral Semiotic Maree Stenglin 73

Chapter 5 Dealing with Musical Meaning: Towards an Embodied Model of Music Edward McDonald 101

Part 3 Intermodality between the Visual, Verbal and Aural

Chapter 6 Organizing Visual Meaning: Framing and Balance in Picture-Book Images Clare Painter J. R. Martin Len Unsworth 125

Chapter 7 Integrating Visual and Verbal Meaning in Multimodal Text Comprehension: Towards a Model of Intermodal Relations Eveline Chan 144

Chapter 8 Rhythm and Multimodal Semiosis Theo van Leeuwen 168

Chapter 9 Meaning beyond the Margins: Learning to Interact with Books David Rose 177

Part 4 Imaging Representations of Meaning

Chapter 10 Visualizing Logogenesis: Preserving the Dynamics of Meaning Michele Zappavigna 211

Chapter 11 Visualizing Multimodal Patterning David Caldwell Michele Zappavigna 229

Chapter 12 Multimodal Semiotics: Theoretical Challenges J.R. Martin 243

Index 271

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