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

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

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Summary

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.

Reading Images Summary

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.

Reading Images Reviews

"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

Additional information

GOR001576088
9780415106009
0415106001
Reading Images: The Grammar of Visual Design by Gunther Kress (Institute of Education, University of London, UK)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-03-28
304
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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