Book: Grammar of the Cinematic Image, Rokhsar Vakharia

Flap text of the book My question: does the cinematic image have a grammar? My hypothesis: that which is rejected leaves an indelible mark on what is selected. In exploring what makes the cinematic image ‘irreal’ (critical to both, the question and the hypothesis) an analysis of the film Yuva shows how the image is…

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New book: Performance et savoirs – André Helbo

Performance et savoirs Sous la direction d’André Helbo Avec les contributions de Paul Bouissac, Catherine Bouko, Marco De Marinis, Fernando de Toro, Josette Féral, Judith Lynne Hanna, Katia Légeret, José María Paz Gago, Richard Schechner, Jean-Pierre Triffaux et Élodie Verlinden. L’interprétation musicale, le travail de l’acteur, l’exploit sportif, l’acte de langage renvoient à des modèles d’action qui ont été…

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Victoria Welby and Significs: Essays for a Special Issue of Semiotica

Victoria Welby and Significs Essays for a Special Issue of Semiotica 15 April 2011 Dear colleagues and friends: Marcel Danesi, as Editor-in-Chief of Semiotica, has asked me to Guest-Edit a Special Issue on Victoria Welby, occasioned by the book I have published with Mouton (2009), Signifying and Understanding. Reading the works of Victoria Welby and…

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