Adam Kendon is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the topic of gesture. He initially focused on sign systems in Papua New Guinea and Australian. PDF | Gesture, or visible bodily action intimately involved in the activity of speaking, has long fascinated scholars Adam Kendon at University of Cambridge. : Gesture: Visible Action as Utterance (): Adam Kendon: Books.

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Signs and space in Arandic sand narratives Jennifer Green. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Allison added it Oct 28, In this exciting volume honouring his work, nearly every facet of his research — from facial to manual gestures, sign language to language evolution — is investigated and pushed into new territory by an outstanding group of international scholars.


All students of gesture and interaction will want a copy of this book on their desks. Social, Cognitive and Computational Perspectives. Brian Dash rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Australian Sign Language Auslan: This list is based on CrossRef data as of 17 december 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.

Publication of this definitive account of the topic marks a major development in semiotics as well as in the emerging field of gesture studies. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. However, he is not a very good writer as he loves to use sentences with many subordinate clauses and the like, which renders the reading of the work unnecessarily difficult.

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Gesture: Visible Action as Utterance

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Gesture in all its forms: Library of Congress Control Number: Gesture and sign on common ground.