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- DescriptionLooks at the complex grammatical, phonological and morphological systems of sign language linguistic structure and their role in sign language poetry and performance. This book has chapters dealing with repetition and rhyme, symmetry and balance, neologisms, ambiguity, themes, metaphor and allusion, and blending English and sign language poetry.
- Author BiographyRACHEL SUTTON-SPENCE is Senior Lecturer in Deaf Studies at the University of Bristol, UK. She researches and teaches on sign language linguistics and the social context of sign languages as well as on sign language poetry. She is the co-author (with Bencie Woll) of The Linguistics of British Sign Language, which won the British Association of Applied Linguistics award and the Deaf Nation Award in 1999. PADDY LADD is Senior Lecturer in Deaf Studies at the University of Bristol, UK. GILLIAN RUDD is a Senior Lecturer in the School of English at Liverpool University, UK.
- Author(s)Rachel Sutton-Spence
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication12/11/2004
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Notebiography
- Weight365 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine16 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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