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Gesturing in the early universities.

@article{OBoyle2000GesturingIT,
  title={Gesturing in the early universities.},
  author={C O'Boyle},
  journal={Dynamis},
  year={2000},
  volume={20},
  pages={
          249-81
        }
}
Research into the oral and literary traditions of scholastic education usually emphasizes the significance of the world in late medieval pedagogy. This paper suggests that coded hand signals provided early university scholars with an important non-verbal means of communication too. Using illustrations of classroom scenes from early university manuscripts, this paper analyzes the artistic conventions for representating gestures that these images embody. By building up a typology of these… 
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