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Author Liddell, Scott K., 1946-

Title Grammar, gesture, and meaning in American Sign Language / Scott K. Liddell.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 384 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents American Sign Language as a language -- A sketch of the grammar of ASL -- Pronouns and real space -- Indicating verbs and real space -- Surrogates -- Directing signs at locations and things -- Tokens -- Buoys -- Depicting verbs -- Five brothers -- Grammar, gesture, and meaning.
Summary In sign languages of the deaf, now recognized as fully legitimate human languages, some signs can meaningfully point toward things or can be meaningfully placed in the space ahead of the signer. This book focuses on American Sign Language to examine the grammatical and conceptual purposes served by these signs.
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Subject American Sign Language -- Grammar.
Gesture.
Space and time in language.
American Sign Language -- Semantics.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Liddell, Scott K., 1946- Grammar, gesture, and meaning in American Sign Language. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2003 0521816203 0521016509 (DLC) 2002074189 (OCoLC)50280190
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