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From gesture in conversation to visible action as utterance

(2014)
Abstract
Language use is fundamentally multimodal. Speakers use their hands to point to locations, to represent content and to comment on ongoing talk; they position their bodies to show their orientation and stance in interaction; they use facial displays to comment on what is being said; and they engage in mutual gaze to establish intersubjectivity. This volume brings together studies by leading scholars from several fields on gaze and facial displays, on the relationship between gestures, sign, and language, on pointing and other conventionalized forms of manual expression, on gestures and language evolution, and on gestures in child development. The papers in this collection honor Adam Kendon whose pioneering work has laid the theoretical and... (More)
Language use is fundamentally multimodal. Speakers use their hands to point to locations, to represent content and to comment on ongoing talk; they position their bodies to show their orientation and stance in interaction; they use facial displays to comment on what is being said; and they engage in mutual gaze to establish intersubjectivity. This volume brings together studies by leading scholars from several fields on gaze and facial displays, on the relationship between gestures, sign, and language, on pointing and other conventionalized forms of manual expression, on gestures and language evolution, and on gestures in child development. The papers in this collection honor Adam Kendon whose pioneering work has laid the theoretical and methodological foundations for contemporary studies of multimodality, gestures, and utterance visible action. (Less)
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Book/Report
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published
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keywords
gesture, interaction, cognition, language, culture, festschrift
editor
Seyfeddinipur, Mandana and Gullberg, Marianne LU
pages
368 pages
publisher
Benjamins
ISBN
9789027212153
9789027269270
DOI
10.1075/z.188
project
Cognition, Communication and Learning
language
English
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yes
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2014-07-14 09:43:31
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  title        = {From gesture in conversation to visible action as utterance},
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  year         = {2014},
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