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Reading Images By Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)

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Reading Images provides the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples Kress and Leenwen examine the ways in which images communicate meaning.
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Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design by Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)

Reading Images provides the first systematic and comprehensive account of the grammar of visual design. Drawing on an enormous range of examples, Kress and van Leeunwen examine the ways in which images communicate meaning.

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"Reading Images is the most important book in visual communication since Jacques Bertin's semiology of information graphics. It is both thorough and thought-provoking; a remarkable breakthrough.."
-Kevin G. Barnhurst, Syracuse University

Table of Contents


Introduction Chapter One: The Semiotic Landscape Chapter Two: Narrative Representations: Designing Social Action Chapter Three: Conceptual Representations: Designing Social Constructs Chapter Four: Representation and Interaction: Designing the Position of the Viewer Chapter Five: Morality: Designing Models of Reality Chapter Six: The Meaning of Composition Chapter Seven: The Materiality of Meaning - Surface and Inscription Chapter Eight: The Third Dimension

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GOR009307382
Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design by Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)
Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)
Used - Like New
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-03-28
304
0415106001
9780415106009
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.