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From gesture in conversation to visible action as utterance

Seyfeddinipur, Mandana and Gullberg, Marianne LU orcid (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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Seyfeddinipur, Mandana and LU orcid
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publishing date
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Book/Report
publication status
published
subject
keywords
gesture, interaction, cognition, language, culture, festschrift
pages
368 pages
publisher
John Benjamins Publishing Company
ISBN
9789027212153
9789027269270
DOI
10.1075/z.188
project
Thinking in Time: Cognition, Communication and Learning
language
English
LU publication?
yes
additional info
The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Linguistics and Phonetics (015010003), Humanities Lab (015101200)
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ca995519-be3b-4aec-82a3-1948bc8460b3 (old id 3958767)
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2016-04-04 10:58:36
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2019-12-11 16:36:42
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  language     = {eng},
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  publisher    = {John Benjamins Publishing Company},
  title        = {From gesture in conversation to visible action as utterance},
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  doi          = {10.1075/z.188},
  year         = {2014},
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