LINGUIST List 27.2012

Mon May 02 2016

Books: Introducing Sign Language Literature: Sutton-Spence, Kaneko

Editor for this issue: Sara Couture <saralinguistlist.org>


Date: 01-Apr-2016
From: Helen Jackson <helen.jacksonpalgrave.com>
Subject: Introducing Sign Language Literature: Sutton-Spence, Kaneko
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Title: Introducing Sign Language Literature
Subtitle: Folklore and Creativity
Published: 2016
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Book URL: https://he.palgrave.com/page/detail/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137363817&loc=uk

Author: Rachel Sutton-Spence
Author: Michiko Kaneko
Paperback: ISBN: 9781137363817 Pages: 280 Price: U.K. £ 26.99
Abstract:

Introducing Sign Language Literature: Folklore and Creativity is the first textbook dedicated to analyzing and appreciating sign language storytelling, poetry and humour. The authors assume no prior knowledge of sign language or literary studies, introducing readers to a world of visual language creativity in deaf communities.

Introducing Sign Language Literature: Folklore and Creativity
• Explains in straightforward terms the unique features of this embodied language art form
• Draws on an online anthology of over 150 sign language stories, poems and jokes
• Suggests ways of analysing and appreciating the rich artistic heritage of deaf communities

Linguistic Field(s): Ling & Literature
                            Pragmatics

Written In: English (eng)

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