Interrogative and Negative Constructions in Sign Language

THE FIRST VOLUME IN THE SIGN LANGUAGE TYPOLOGY SERIES includes data on interrogative and negative constructions from 35 sign languages around the world. In a truly pioneering undertaking, the editor and the contributors from eight different countries open up to the reader the universe of typological...

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Main Author: Zeshan, Ulrike
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Nijmegen Ishara Press 2006
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Collection: OAPEN - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:THE FIRST VOLUME IN THE SIGN LANGUAGE TYPOLOGY SERIES includes data on interrogative and negative constructions from 35 sign languages around the world. In a truly pioneering undertaking, the editor and the contributors from eight different countries open up to the reader the universe of typological diversity across sign languages. In-depth studies of questions and negation in six sign languages constitute the central part of the book, augmented by shorter contributions from another four sign languages, as well as an introductory theoretical section. The accompanying CD includes several hundred video clips in easily accessible MPG format. A subject index and original research materials are also included in the book
Physical Description:375
ISBN:9789086560011