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Reading images : the grammar of visual design

Author: Gunther R Kress; Theo Van Leeuwen
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gunther R Kress; Theo Van Leeuwen
ISBN: 0415105994 9780415105996 0415106001 9780415106009
OCLC Number: 32131772
Description: x, 288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: the grammar of visual design --
1. The semiotic landscape: language and visual communication --
2. Narrative representations: designing social action --
3. Conceptual representations: designing social constructs --
4. Representation and interaction: designing the position of the viewer --
5. Modality: designing models of reality --
6. The meaning of composition --
7. The materiality of meaning: surface and inscription --
8. The third dimension --
9. Colourful thoughts (a postscript).
Responsibility: Gunther Kress and Theo Van Leeuwen.
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