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Journal Title: Sign Language and Linguistics
Volume/Issue:   16/2
Issue Title: Sign Language Syntax from a Formal Perspective; Selected Papers from the 2012 Warsaw FEAST
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: 2013. v, 166 pp.

Table of Contents

Preface

When theoretical syntax meets sign language data
Paweł Rutkowski
119 – 123

Articles

Gettin’ together a posse: The primacy of predication in ASL possessives
Natasha Abner
125 – 156

wh-duplication in Italian Sign Language (LIS)
Chiara Branchini, Anna Cardinaletti, Carlo Cecchetto, Caterina Donati and Carlo Geraci
157 – 188

Person climbing up a tree: (and other adventures in sign language grammaticalization)
Roland Pfau and Markus Steinbach
189 – 220

The point of agreement: Changing how we think about sign language, gesture, and agreement
Ronnie B. Wilbur
221 – 258

Book Reviews

Ulrike Zeshan and Connie de Vos (eds.), Sign Languages in Village Communities: Anthropological and Linguistic Insights
Reviewed by Lynn Y-S. Hou
259 – 268

Roland Pfau, Markus Steinbach, and Bencie Woll (eds.), Sign Language — An International Handbook
Reviewed by Natasha Abner
269 – 275

Dissertation Abstract

Sign-spatiality in Kata Kolok: How a village sign language of Bali inscribes its signing space
Connie de Vos
277 – 284
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Semantics
Syntax
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language
Llengua de Signes Catalana
German Sign Language
Greek Sign Language
Italian Sign Language
 
LL Issue: 25.44