Tseng, C. (2013). Cohesion in film: Tracking film elements. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.
David Bordwell's brief comments about this book here
International Journal Articles
Tseng, C., Laubrock, J. and Bateman, J. (2021). The impact of multimodal cohesion on attention and interpretation in film. Discourse, Context & Media 44, 100544. pdf
Dionov, E., Tseng, C. and Lim, F. (2021). Children’s experiences with a transmedia narrative: Insights for promoting critical multimodal literacy in the digital age. Discourse, Context and Media 43, 100493. pdf
Djonov, E. and Tseng, C. (2021). Harnessing the potential of transmedia narratives for critical multimodal literacy. Critical Discourse Studies 18, 349--367.
Tseng, C. and Altenberg, T. (2019). Blending fact and fiction in graphic war narratives: A diachronic analysis of Argentine Falklands War comics. ImageText: Interdisciplinary comic studies 11.1. Open access
Tseng, C. (2018). The impact of new visual media on the discourse and persuasion of the war film genre. Film Studies 19, 34-52. pdf
Tseng, C. (2018). Narrative functions and impacts of screen violence: A discourse approach to analyzing violent events in audio-visual text. Cognitive Semiotics 12. pdf
Tseng, C. and Bateman, J. (2018). Cohesion in comics and graphic novels: an empirical comparative approach to transmedial adaptation in City of Glass. Adaptation: 11, 122-143. pdf
Tseng, C. (2017). Beyond the media boundaries: analysing how dominant genre devices shape our narrative knowledge. Discourse, Context and Media 20, 227--238. pdf
Tseng, C. (2017). Analysing narrativised space in moving images: A multimodal discourse approach to narrative complexity and transmedial comparison. Multimodal Communication 6, 61--82. pdf
Hiippala, T. and Tseng, C. (2017). Editorial: Media evolution and genre expectations. Discourse, Context and Media 20, 157--159.
Bateman, J., Tseng, C., Seizov, O., Jacob, A., Lüdtke, A., Müller M. and Herzog O. (2016). Towards next generation visual archives: Image, film and discourse. Visual Studies 31, 131--154. pdf
Tseng, C. (2016). Revisiting dynamic space in film. Semiotica 210, 129--149. pdf
Bateman, J. and Tseng, C. (2013). The establishment of interpretative expectations in film. Review of Cognitive Linguistics 16, 353--368. pdf
Tseng, C. (2013). Analyzing characters' interactions in filmic text: A functional semiotic approach. Social Semiotics 23, 587--605. pdf
Tseng, C. (2012). Audiovisual texture in scene transition. Semiotica 192, 123--160. pdf
Tseng, C. and Bateman, J. (2012). Multimodal narrative construction in Christopher Nolan's Memento: a description of method.Visual Communication 11, 91--119. pdf
Bateman, J. and Tseng, C. (forthcoming). Triangulating multimodality: recent developments in integrating empirical, semiotic and hermeneutic methods, in Parodi, G. (ed.) Multimodality: From Corpus to Cognition, Bloomsbury.
Bateman, J. and Tseng, C. (forthcoming). Linguistik und Multimodalität: Die Integration empirischer, semiotischer und hermeneutischer Methoden durch Triangulation, in Siefkes, M. and Meiler, M. (ed.) Linguistische Methodenreflexion im Aufbruch. Berlin: De Gruyter.
Tseng, C. (2020). Truthfulness and affect via digital mediation in audiovisual storytelling, in Elleström, L. (ed.) Beyond Media Borders: Intermedial Relations among Multimodal Media. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. (Open access)
Tseng, C., Laubrock, J. and Pflaeging, J. (2018). Character developments in comics and graphic novels: A systematic analytical scheme. Laubrock, J., Wildfeuer, J. and Dunst, A. (ed.), Empirical Comics Research: Digital, Multimodal, and Cognitive Methods. London: Routledge. pdf
Tseng, C. (2018). Unraveling the myth of multiple endings in film. In Björkvall, A., Boeriis, M., Djonov E. and Zhao S. (eds.), Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen's Social Semiotics. London: Routledge. pdf
Tseng, C. (2017). Film space as performing space: A stratified semiotic perspective. In Sindoni, M., Wildfeuer J. and O'Halloran K. (eds.), Multimodal Perspective on Performing Art. London: Routledge. pdf
Bateman, J. and Tseng, C. (2015). The establishment of interpretative expectations in film. In Pinar Sanz, M. (ed.), Multimodality and Cognitive Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Tseng, C. and Bateman, J. (2013). A multimodal approach to cinematic authorship. In Djonov, E. and Zhao, S.(eds.), Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Culture. London: Routledge. pdf
Tseng, C. and Bateman, J. (2010). Chain and choice in film narrative: an analysis of multimodal narrative construction in The Fountain. In Hoffmann, C. (ed.), Narrative Revisited: Telling a Story in the Age of New, Multimodal Media. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pdf
Tseng, C. (2008). Coherence and cohesive harmony in filmic text. In Unsworth, L. (ed.), Multimodal Semiotics: Functional Analysis in Contexts of Education. London: Continuum. pdf
Hiippala, T. and Tseng, C. (2017) special issue on "Media evolution and genre expectations" in Discourse, Context and Media 20.
Wildfeuer, J., Pflaeging, J., Bateman, J., Seizov, O. and Tseng, C. (2019) Multimodality: discipline thoughts and the challenge of diversity. Berlin: De Gruyter.
Tseng, C. (2012). Multimodal Communication: Bateman, John A. In Chapelle, C. A. (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Thesis and Dissertation
2010 PhD Dissertation (Summa Cum Laude): Cohesion in film and the construction of filmic thematic configuration. Funded by DAAD. Applied Linguistics, Bremen University, Germany.
2002 MA Thesis: Words and images: a multimodal analysis of contemporary news magazine covers. Language and Communication Research, Cardiff University, U.K.