A Prosodic Model of Sign Language Phonology

Superior to any other book on the subject that I have seen. I can see it being used as a class text or reference for current theory in sign language phonology.Carol A. Padden, Department of Communication, University of California

A Prosodic Model of Sign Language Phonology

Superior to any other book on the subject that I have seen. I can see it being used as a class text or reference for current theory in sign language phonology.Carol A. Padden, Department of Communication, University of California

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A Prosodic Model of Sign Language Phonology
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Diane Brentari, Diane (Professor Brentari, University of Chicago), Professor Diane Brentari
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: MIT Press

Superior to any other book on the subject that I have seen. I can see it being used as a class text or reference for current theory in sign language phonology.Carol A. Padden, Department of Communication, University of California
A Prosodic Model of Sign Language Phonology
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Diane Brentari
Categories: American Sign Language
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

Annotation This book is intended in part to provide linguists and cognitive scientists who do not know sign language with a point of entry into the study of sign language phonology. At the same time, it presents a comprehensive theory of American Sign Language (ASL) phonology, while reviewing and building
Language Typology and Language Universals / Sprachtypologie und sprachliche Universalien / La typologie des langues et les universaux linguistiques. 1. Halbband
Language: en
Pages: 874
Authors: Martin Haspelmath
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

This handbook provides a comprehensive and thorough survey of our current insights into the diversity and unity found across the 6000 languages of this planet. The 125 articles include inter alia chapters on the patterns and limits of variation manifested by analogous structures, constructions and linguistic devices across languages (e.g.
Multilingual Aspects of Signed Language Communication and Disorder
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: David Quinto-Pozos
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-10 - Publisher: Multilingual Matters

Inquiry into signed languages has added to what is known about structural variation and language, language learning, and cognitive processing of language. However, comparatively little research has focused on communication disorders in signed language users. For some deaf children, atypicality is viewed as a phase that they will outgrow, and
The Syntax of American Sign Language
Language: en
Pages: 229
Authors: Carol Jan Neidle, Judy Kegl, Benjamin Bahan, Dawn MacLaughlin, Robert G. Lee, Professor of Law and Co-Director Esrc Research Centre on Business Relationships Accountability Sustainability and Society Robert G Lee
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: MIT Press

Recent research on the syntax of signed languages has revealed that, apart from some modality-specific differences, signed languages are organized according to the same underlying principles as spoken languages. This book addresses the organization and distribution of functional categories in American Sign Language (ASL), focusing on tense, agreement, and wh-constructions.