Visual-kinetic communication in Europe before 1600: a survey of signs lexicons and finger alphabets prior to the rise of deaf education.

@article{Bragg1997VisualkineticCI,
  title={Visual-kinetic communication in Europe before 1600: a survey of signs lexicons and finger alphabets prior to the rise of deaf education.},
  author={Lee Bragg},
  journal={Journal of deaf studies and deaf education},
  year={1997},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={1-25}
}
  • Lee Bragg
  • Published 1997 in Journal of deaf studies and deaf education
Visual-kinetic communication systems - ancient finger numbers, medieval and Renaissance finger alphabets, conventionalized 'coverbal' gesture systems for oratory and the theater, the Roman pantomime, monastic sign lexicons, and the elusive possibility of natural sign languages - have all received the scholarly attention that has turned up the few surviving primary texts from the period before 1600. The extant documentation indicates that many visual-kinetic systems were sporadically in use… CONTINUE READING
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