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The Resource Media semiotics : an introduction, Jonathan Bignell

Media semiotics : an introduction, Jonathan Bignell

Label
Media semiotics : an introduction
Title
Media semiotics
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Bignell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Media Semiotics is a lucid investigation of the critical approach in contemporary media studies. Using examples such as Big Brother and Billy Elliot, Jonathan Bignell steps easily from basic concepts to more complex theories, while devoting chapters to specific media forms. New material in this second edition includes sections on men's style magazines, docusoaps and 'reality TV', digital interactive television, and mobile phone text messaging." "This study begins by explaining the concept of the sign and the ideological roles of media in contemporary culture. The book then scrutinises advertisements, glossy magazines, daily newspapers, TV programmes, recent films and interactive media, with each chapter containing close analyses of particular examples. Key strands in critical theory which are allied to semiotics, such as ideology and psychoanalytic theory are explored. Media semiotics moves on to discuss the challenges to established semiotic methods posed by audience studies and postmodernism, and considers 'new media', including computer games, the Internet and the World Wide Web."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bignell, Jonathan
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
P96.S43
LC item number
B54 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Mass media
Label
Media semiotics : an introduction, Jonathan Bignell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Signs and myths.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Advertisements.
  • p. 28
  • 3.
  • Magazines.
  • p. 55
  • 4.
  • Newspapers.
  • p. 79
  • 5.
  • Television news.
  • p. 105
  • 6.
  • Television realisms.
  • p. 131
  • 7.
  • Television fictions.
  • p. 155
  • 8.
  • Cinema.
  • p. 179
  • 9.
  • Interactive media.
  • p. 207
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 228
  • Index.
  • p. 238
Control code
982002020740
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 241 p.
Isbn
9780719062056
Lccn
2002020740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Media semiotics : an introduction, Jonathan Bignell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Preface and acknowledgements
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Signs and myths.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Advertisements.
  • p. 28
  • 3.
  • Magazines.
  • p. 55
  • 4.
  • Newspapers.
  • p. 79
  • 5.
  • Television news.
  • p. 105
  • 6.
  • Television realisms.
  • p. 131
  • 7.
  • Television fictions.
  • p. 155
  • 8.
  • Cinema.
  • p. 179
  • 9.
  • Interactive media.
  • p. 207
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 228
  • Index.
  • p. 238
Control code
982002020740
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 241 p.
Isbn
9780719062056
Lccn
2002020740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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