Special Issue of Social Semiotics
The Languages of Performing Arts: Semiosis, Communication, Meaning-Making.

Volume 26, 4.

Published in September 2016.

Table of Contents

1 The expanding galaxy of performing arts: Extending theories and questioning practices
Maria Grazia Sindoni, Janina Wildfeuer, Kay L. O’Halloran

2 Semiotics of performing arts: Contemporary issues
André Helbo

3 From page to virtual stage: A socio-semiotic reading of stage directions
Nita Moghaddam

4 When cinema borrows from stage: Theatrical artifice through indexial explicitness in The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover and Dogville
Roberta Piazza

5 “Un nodo avviluppato”: Rossini’s La Cenerentola as a prototype of multimodal resemiotisation
Maria Grazia Sindoni and Fabio Rossi

6 From book to stage to screen: semiotic transformations of Gothic horror genre conventions
Sabine Tan, Peter Wignell, Kay L. O’Halloran

7 Reading aloud as performance and its representation on television programmes for children
Kunkun Zhang, Emilia Djonov, Jane Torr

8 Penetrating spaces: a social semiotic, multimodal analysis of performance as rape prevention Robert McMurtrie and Aurora Murphy

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Introduction to the Special Issue on Publisher's Website