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Discourse in Signed Languages

Cynthia B. Roy, Editor

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The 17th Volume in the Sociolinguistics in Deaf Communities Series

Contents

Editorial Advisory Board
Contributors
Acknowledgments
Introduction
   Cynthia B. Roy

p a r t  i :  d e p i c t i o n  i n  d i s c o u r s e

The Body in Scene Depictions
   Paul Dudis

Identifying Depiction: Constructed Action and Constructed
Dialogue in ASL Presentations
   Mary Thumann

p a r t  i i :  c o h e s i o n  i n  d i s c o u r s e

The Discourse and Politeness Functions of hey and well
in American Sign Language
   Jack Hoza

Referring Expressions in ASL Discourse
   Laurie Swabey

p a r t  i i i :  c o h e r e n c e  i n  d i s c o u r s e

Register, Discourse, and Genre in British Sign Language (BSL)
   Christopher Stone

Revisiting the Conduit Metaphor in American Sign Language
   Daniel Roush

par t  i v :  d i s c o u r s e  i n  n a t i v e  a m e r i c a n  s i g n
l a n g u a g e

Discourse Features of American Indian Sign Language (AISL)
   Jeffrey E. Davis

Index

Cynthia B. Roy is Professor, Department of Interpreting, Gallaudet University, Washington, DC.

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ISBN 978-1-5368-511-8, ISSN 1080-5494, 6 x 9 casebound, 240 pages, tables, figures, references, index

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