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Linguistics of American Sign Language
An Introduction

New 5th Edition
Completely Revised and Updated with New DVD

Clayton Valli, Ceil Lucas, Kristin J. Mulrooney, and Miako N.P. Rankin

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Part 1: Demonstration of Figures in the Text

Part 2: ASL Stories and Conversations

“The Preservation of Sign Language,” told by George Veditz (NAD President, 1913). Used by permission of the Gallaudet University Archives.

“Applause for Eyes to See,” told by Bernard Bragg. From A Handful of Stories (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 1981). Used by permission.

“Spelling?” told by May Curtis. From A Handful of Stories (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 1981). Used by permission.

“A Little Bit at a Time,” told by Mary Beth Miller. From A Handful of Stories (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 1981). Used by permission.

“The Snowmobile,” told by Val Dively. (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Press, 1992).

Stories from ASL PAH! Deaf Students’ Perspectives on their Language, edited by Clayton Valli, Ceil Lucas, Esmé Farb, G. Paul Hulik (Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media Inc., 1992). Used by permission.

“House,” told by Brenda S. Mitchiner. From ASL: Storytime, vol. 3 (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Department of Sign Communication, 1991).

“Brotherhood,” told by Mike Kemp. From ASL: Storytime, vol. 7 (Washington, DC: Gallaudet University Department of Sign Communication, 1991).

“Tobacco.” From the NSF Sociolinguistic Variation Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 1994-2001.

“Oklahoma City Bombing.” From the NSF Sociolinguistic Variation Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 1994-2001.

“Cards.” From the NSF Sociolinguistic Variation Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 1994-2001.

“Reunion.” From the NSF Sociolinguistic Variation Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 1994-2001.

“ASL in Class.” From the NSF Black ASL Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 2007-2011.

“Kansas Conversation.” From the NSF Sociolinguistic Variation Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 1994-2001.

“Louisiana Conversation.” From the NSF Sociolinguistic Variation Project conducted at Gallaudet University, 1994-2001.

“My Favorite Old Summer House,” signed by Clayton Valli, from Clayton Valli, Poetry in Motion: Original Works in ASL (Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media Inc., 1990). Used by permission.

“Dandelions,” signed by Clayton Valli, from Clayton Valli, Poetry in Motion: Original Works in ASL (Burtonsville, MD: Sign Media Inc., 1990). Used by permission.

Clayton Valli was an assistant professor in the Master’s Interpreting Program at Gallaudet University.

Ceil Lucas is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Gallaudet University.

Kristin J. Mulrooney is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics and director of the Center for Bilingual Teaching and Learning at Gallaudet University.

Miako N.P. Rankin is an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics at Gallaudet University.

ISBN 978-1-56368-507-1, 7 x 10 casebound, 596 pages, 68 tables, 244 figures, DVD

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