The Meaning of Space in Sign Language. Reference, Specificity and Structure in Catalan Sign Language Discourse

Bringing together sign language linguistics and the semantics-pragmatics interface, this book focuses on the use of signing space in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). On the basis of small-scale corpus data, it provides an exhaustive description of referential devices dependent on space. The book provide...

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Main Author: Barber
Format: eBook
Published: De Gruyter 2015
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Summary:Bringing together sign language linguistics and the semantics-pragmatics interface, this book focuses on the use of signing space in Catalan Sign Language (LSC). On the basis of small-scale corpus data, it provides an exhaustive description of referential devices dependent on space. The book provides insight into the study of meaning in the visual-spatial modality and into our understanding of the discourse behavior of spatial locations.
Physical Description:1 electronic resource (290 p.)
ISBN:9781614518815