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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 188.00
In a progressive and systematic approach to communication, and always through an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural perspective, this first volume presents culture as an intricate grid of sensible and intelligible sign systems in space and time, identifying the semiotic and interactive problems inherent in intercultural and subcultural communication... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 218.00
Paralanguage and kinesics define the tripartite nature of speech. Volume II builds on Poyatos’ book Paralanguage (1993) ? reviewed by Mary Key as “the most amplified description of paralanguage available today”. It covers our basic voice components; the many normal or abnormal voice types; the communicative uses of physiological... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 165.00
This volume, based on the first two, identifies the verbal and nonverbal personal and environmental components of narrative and dramaturgic texts and the cinema ? recreated in the first through the ?reading act? according to gaze mechanism and punctuation ? and traces the coding-decoding processes of the characters? semiotic-communicative itinerary... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
After the many interdisciplinary perspectives on nonverbal communication offered by the author in his previous seven John Benjamins books, which have generated a wide range of scholarly applications, the present monograph is dominated by a very broad concept of translation. This treatment of translation includes theater and cinema (enriching our intellectual-sensorial... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 180.00
This is the first book, within the interdisciplinary field of Nonverbal Communication Studies, dealing with the specific tasks and problems involved in the translation of literary works as well as film and television texts, and in the live experience of simultaneous and consecutive interpretation. The theoretical and methodological ideas and models... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 225.00
This is the first interdisciplinary book-length treatment of paralanguage, briefly defined as: nonverbal vocal or narial communication. After sensitizing the reader to our sound-generating movements and to all human external and environmental sounds for their unquestionable communicative qualities, it realistically combines an anatomical-physiological... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 188.00
The traditional gulf between the theory and practice of literature and the various areas subjoined under anthropology has hindered the development of some very fruitful perspectives in the realm of poetics and the general theory of literature (particularly in its narrative forms). Poyatos' initial idea of literary anthropology as the study of people... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 213.00
This volume on nonverbal communication studies, the most multi- and interdisciplinary contribution to this field in almost twenty years, offers numerous suggestions for further research in many hitherto unexplored areas. The twenty contributions include the most recent theoretical and empirical crosscultural studies of gestures from historical, communicative... more...