Van Leeuwen, Theo

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Theo van Leeuwen (1947– ) is a cofounder, alongside Gunther Kress, of multimodality as a discipline within applied linguistics, education, and media and cultural studies.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe encyclopedia of applied linguistics
EditorsCarol A. Chapelle
Place of PublicationChichester, West Sussex, UK
PublisherWiley-Blackwell, Wiley
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781405198431
ISBN (Print)9781405194730
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • critical discourse analysis
  • multimodality
  • social semiotics


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