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- DescriptionThis is an accessible and comprehensive sign language textbook with an international frame of reference, designed for students and teachers in the global Deaf community. Based on years of experience teaching sign language and deaf studies at undergraduate, postgraduate and community levels, it grants readers access to a vibrant creative heritage.
- Author BiographyRachel Sutton-Spence is a lecturer in Sign Language Studies at the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil. She has long been fascinated by sign language poetry and folklore, and has published extensively on linguistic and educational aspects of sign language creativity, humour and metaphor. She is co-author, with Bencie Woll, of The Linguistics of British Sign Language: An Introduction (1999). She taught sign language linguistics and literature at the University of Bristol and to professionals working with sign language within the British Deaf community for many years. Michiko Kaneko is a Lecturer and Head of the Department of South African Sign Language in the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. She obtained her PhD in Deaf Studies in the University of Bristol, where she also completed a three-year postdoctoral project titled Metaphor in Creative Sign Language . Her research interests include sign language linguistics, sign language literature (poetry and stories expressed visually, spatially and manually) and metaphor studies.
- Author(s)Michiko Kaneko,Rachel Sutton-Spence
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication21/04/2016
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note55 Illustrations, black and white; 280 p. 55 illus.
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Edition Statement1st ed. 2016
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