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Language, gesture, and space

Author: Karen Emmorey
Publisher: Hillsdale, NJ [u.a.] : Erlbaum, 1995.
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This study brings together papers which address a range of issues regarding the nature and structure of sign languages and other gesteral systems, and how they exploit the space in which they are  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongreß
San Diego (Calif., 1992)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Emmorey
ISBN: 0805813780 9780805813784
OCLC Number: 246697000
Description: x, 454 S : ill., graph. Darst
Contents: Contents: K. Emmorey, J.S. Reilly, Theoretical Issues Relating Language, Gesture, and Space: An Overview. Part I:Space in Language and Gesture. S.K. Liddell, Real, Surrogate, and Token Space: Grammatical Consequences in ASL. K. Emmorey, D. Corina, U. Bellugi, Differential Processing of Topographic and Referential Functions of Space. D. McNeill, L.L. Pedelty, Right Brain and Gesture. E.A. Winston, Spatial Mapping in Comparative Discourse Frames. Part II:Point of View and Referential Shift. C. Poulin, C. Miller, On Narrative Discourse and Point of View in Quebec Sign Language. E. Engberg-Pedersen, Point of View Expressed Through Shifters. D. Lillo-Martin, The Point of View Predicate in American Sign Language. B.J. Bahan, S.J. Supalla, Line Segmentation and Narrative Structure: A Study of Eyegaze Behavior in American Sign Language. Part III:Morpho-Syntax of Verbs in ASL. W.D. Janis, A Crosslinguistic Perspective on ASL Verb Agreement. D. Aarons, B.J. Bahan, J. Kegl, C. Neidle, Lexical Tense Markers in American Sign Language. D.S. Metlay, T. Supalla, Morpho-Syntactic Structure of Aspect and Number Inflections in ASL. Part IV:Gestural Systems and Sign Language. J.L. Singleton, S. Goldin-Meadow, D. McNeill, The Cataclysmic Break Between Gesticulation and Sign: Evidence Against a Unified Continuum of Gestural Communication. J.P. Morford, J.L. Singleton, S. Goldin-Meadow, The Genesis of Language: How Much Time Is Needed to Generate Arbitrary Symbols in a Sign System? T. Supalla, R. Webb, The Grammar of International Sign: A New Look at Pidgin Languages. Part V:Language Acquisition and Gesture. R.I. Mayberry, Mental Phonology and Language Comprehension, or What Does That Sign Mistake Mean? V. Volterra, J.M. Iverson, When Do Modality Factors Affect the Course of Language Acquisition? R.P. Meier, R. Willerman, Prelinguistic Gesture in Deaf and Hearing Infants. X-L. Wang, C. Mylander, S. Goldin-Meadow, The Resilience of Language: Mother-Child Interaction and Its Effect on the Gesture Systems of Chinese and American Deaf Children.
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