Gesture: Visible Action as Utterance

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Gesture, or visible bodily action intimately involved in the activity of speaking, has long fascinated scholars and laymen alike. Written by a leading authority on the subject, this book draws on the analysis of everyday conversations to demonstrate the varied role of gestures in the construction of utterances. Publication of this definitive account of the topic marks a major development in semiotics as well as in the emerging field of gesture studies.

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Gesture, or visible bodily action that is intimately involved in the activity of speaking, has long fascinated scholars and laymen alike. Written by a leading authority on the subject, this detailed and comprehensive treatment of gesture draws on the analysis of everyday conversations to demonstrate its varied role in the construction of utterances. Set to become the definitive account of the topic, Gesture will be invaluable to all concerned with human communication, and its publication marks a major development, both in semiotics and in the emerging field of gesture studies.

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Adam Kendon, one of the world's leading authorities on gesture and communication conduct, is currently a guest of the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania.

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