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Graddol, David and Boyd-Barrett, Oliver
This volume is one of the four readers compiled as part of the course Language and Literacy (Code E825), which is one module of the (UK) Open University MA in Education programme. The collection of papers in this volume is the outcome of a collaboration between two editors: the first a linguist and the second a researcher in media studies. The papers reflect the growing convergence of the two disciplines in their treatment of the text. Analyses of film and television have for some time drawn on linguistics theory - particularly the structuralist model of language provided by Saussure. More recently, linguists have themselves developed and turned their attention to the kinds of text which pervade everyday life, and that has at last generated more principled accounts of the interaction between words and image, and more generally of the interplay and tension between verbal and non-verbal modes of meaning. This anthology is thus concerned with the complex ways in which texts communicate: at how the verbal and visual element of texts can be theorized within a linguistic framework; and at postmodern approaches which strive to "decanter" the text itself and explore the historical social contexts of their production and consumption. The collection should be of wide interest to students and researchers in linguistics, media studies, and communication. 282pp.
The Open University and Multilingual Matters Ltd, 1993, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 1853592196
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Inventory #26675
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Collis, John
B.T. Batsford, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0713434511
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Inventory #19039
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Biegman, Niek
To date, Nicolaas (Niek) Biegman has published nine photo books, all concerned with people: in the streets of Amsterdam, New York, Egypt and Haiti, performing Sufi rituals in Egypt, Macedonia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Syria, oil wrestling in Macedonia and the painter Rein Dool. His work has been exhibited in Aleppo, Amsterdam, Cairo, Paris, Rotterdam, Skopje and Zagreb. This tenth book is the result of four years of walking and cycling around Amsterdam's streets and canals while mainly looking upward. Up there are the gables topped with exuberant wigs that are the trade mark of the city. The stone wigs contain the main living elements to be found in these photos: gods, dolphins, dogs, and lions. Additionally, the houses themselves show a human face to whoever wishes to see it. Biegman presents them as parts of the urban landscape, which attracts millions of visitors from all over the world, every year. Eventually, the visitors go home again. This book may help them to remember Amsterdam's peculiar architecture along with the canals and the streets where they discovered it. 133pp. N.B. Slight crease to spine edge of front cover.
KIT Publishers, 2011, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 9789460221408
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Inventory #28083
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Hampson, Daphne
Theology and Feminism contains chapters on methodology, Christology, symbolism, anthropology and theology. It is the first book from a post–Christian perspective to grapple with all the major areas of theology. Covering the work of conservative Christian, Christian feminist and radical feminist thinkers in religion, it will be welcomed by those already familiar with the discussion, as well as providing a clear introduction for those who are new to the subject. 188pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Annotation and underlining from pages 149-173. Fading to spine.
Basil Blackwell, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
ISBN: 0631149449
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Inventory #25642
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Fauteux, Aegidius
Faux leather binding.Two signed dedications on second free endpaper, one from the author, the other unidentified.178pp.
Rolland Paper Company, 1930, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Inventory #24423
Price: £ 45.00 GBP ($ 58.64 approx. - € 49.73 approx.)
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