RESEARCH LIBRARY of Tomsk State University

Kendon A. Gesture: visible action as utterance

No doubt that gestures are essential in human communication. The author of the book gives a comprehensive overview of the phenomenon of gesture including historical perspective, classification of gestures, peculiarities of their usage in different cultures, connection with sign language, communication economy. The text includes illustrations and examples.

Kendon A. Gesture : visible action as utterance / Adam Kendon. - Cambridge [a. o.] : Cambridge University Press, 2005. - ix, 400 p.: ill. (Location - English reading room, catalogue code - 153 KEN)