Engaging ideas, transforming minds
Engaging ideas, transforming minds

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Canadian Scholars
212 pages
6 x 9 inches
December 2002
Print ISBN: 9781551302225


The Body in Voice is a comprehensive yet accessible introduction to linguistic semiotics. Its target audience includes students of the broad range of disciplines dealing with communication and with issues of representation — from semiotics and literary analysis to media, cultural studies and beyond. Advanced semiotic terms and concepts are presented in a straightforward format, focusing on practical applications, plentiful examples, and ideas for further research. Of particular interest is the detailed coverage of the corporality of voice and the verbal-nonverbal interface.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Radiating out from the speaker

Chapter 2: The pensive man outwatched the North Star

Chapter 3: Those verbal shells

Chapter 4: If all the world were a labyrinth

Chapter 5: At a kind of core of sensation and experience

Chapter 6: Each syllable is a breath

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