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Journal Title: Gesture
Volume/Issue:   12 / 2
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 2012. iii, 160 pp.

Table of Contents


Nose-pointing: Notes on a facial gesture of Papua New Guinea
Kensy Cooperrider and Rafael Núñez 103 – 129

Gesture and imagination: On the constitution and uses of phantasms
Ricardo Nemirovsky, Molly L. Kelton and Bohdan Rhodehamel 130 – 165

Holding gestures across turns: Moments to generate shared understanding
Rein Ove Sikveland and Richard Ogden166 – 199

How language evolved from manual gestures
Michael C. Corballis 200 – 226

Book review

Jürgen Streeck (2009). Gesturecraft: The manu-facture of meaning.
Reviewed by John B. Haviland 227 – 252

New and recent publications

New and recent publications 253 – 255


Further information and weblinks 257 – 258

ISGS: International Society for Gesture Studies 259

Recent and forthcoming events 261 – 262
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
LL Issue: 24.2406