Authored book

Tseng, C. (2013). Cohesion in film: Tracking film elements. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

David Bordwell's brief comments about this book here

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International Journal Articles

*: co-first/equal authorship

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. Accepted for publication in 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. Accepted for publication in 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

Book Chapters

Tseng, C. (forthcoming). Truthfulness and affect via digital mediation in audiovisual storytelling, in Elleström, L. (ed.) Beyond Media Borders: Intermedial Relations among Multimodal Media. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan. 

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, Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

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

Editor

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.

Encyclopedia Entry

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.