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Primary Movement in Sign Languages
A Study of Six Languages

Donna Jo Napoli, Mark
Mai, and Nicholas Gaw

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Contents

Foreword

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Gathering the Data

Chapter 3. Analysis of Signs with Noncurve
                 Paths in ASL, BSL, LIS, LSF, and Auslan

Chapter 4. Analysis of Signs with Curve Paths
                 in ASL, BSL, LIS, LSF, and Auslan

Chapter 5. Unusual Symmetry or Other Oddities
                 in ASL, BSL, LIS, LSF, and Auslan

Chapter 6. Results from the Study of
                 ASL, BSL, LIS, LSF, and Auslan

Chapter 7. Testing and Beyond

Appendices

Bibliography

Index

Donna Jo Napoli is Professor of Linguistics, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA.

Mark Mai, a student at the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, received his BA in linguistics at Swarthmore College.

Nicholas Gaw, a political professional in Washington, DC, received his BA in history and linguistics at Swarthmore College.

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