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  • Advances in Non-Verbal Communicationby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 54.00

    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...

  • Body - Language - Communication. Volume 2by Cornelia Müller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 433.00

    This handbook documents the state of the art of how bodily movements relate to language. It interrogates the term ‘nonverbal communication’ and popular notions like ‘body language’, revealing instead the subtle connections between language and the body. The volume includes topics such as the multimodal nature of language, the embodiment... more...

  • Nonverbal Communication across Disciplinesby Fernando Poyatos

    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...

  • Nonverbal Communication across Disciplinesby Fernando Poyatos

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 218.00

    Paralanguage and kinesics define the tripartite nature of speech. Volume 2 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 and emotional reactions... more...

  • Nonverbal Communication across Disciplinesby Fernando Poyatos

    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...

  • From Gesture in Conversation to Visible Action as Utteranceby Mandana Seyfeddinipur; Marianne Gullberg

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    Children begin to gesture long before talking. Gestures, such as pointing or waving goodbye, constitute the principal means of interacting conventionally with others before the emergence of the lexicon. Children continue to gesture after they start to talk, and through to adulthood. In spite of that, some key concepts related to gesture and language... more...

  • Grammar, Gesture, and Meaning in American Sign Languageby Scott K. Liddell

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00

    Explores similarities and differences between spoken and signed languages, challenging notions of what constitutes 'language'. more...

  • Australian Sign Language (Auslan)by Trevor Johnston; Adam Schembri

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 44.00

    The first comprehensive introduction to Auslan, exploring key aspects of its structure and use. more...

  • The American Sign Language Phrase Bookby Barbara Bernstein Fant; Betty Miller; Lou Fant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 21.00

    Open up a whole new world of communication through ASL You can easily learn ASL with help from The American Sign Language Phrase Book . With more than 500 phrases, this is the reference guide to everyday expressions in American Sign Language, providing a quick way for you to converse with deaf people. Clearly illustrated with hundreds of line... more...

  • An Anthropology of Indirect Communicationby Joy Hendry; C.W. Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.95

    Sometimes we convey what we mean not by what we say but by what we do. This type of indirect communication is sometimes called 'indirection'. From patent miscommunication, through potent ambiguity to pregnant silence this incisive collection examines from a rare anthropological perspective the many aspects of indirect communication. From a Mormon Theme... more...