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Title Migrations of gesture / Carrie Noland and Sally Ann Ness, editors
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 296 pages) : illustrations
Contents The inscription of gesture: inward migrations in dance / Sally Ann Ness -- Physical graffiti west : African American gang walks and semiotic practice / Susan A. Phillips -- Gesture and abstraction / Blake Stimson -- Remembering kinesthesia : an inquiry into embodied cultural knowledge / Deidre Sklar -- Digesture : gesture and inscription in experimental cinema / Akira Mizuta Lippit -- Miming signing : Henri Michaux and the writing body / Carrie Noland -- Ghosting : the performance and migration of cinematic gesture, focusing on Hou Hsiao-Hsien's Good men, good women / Lesley Stern -- The gestures of Bharata Natyam : migrating into diasporic contemporary Indian dance / Ketu H. Katrak -- Mimique / Mark Franko
Summary Derived from the Latin verb?gerere??to carry, act, or do??gesture? has accrued critical currency but has remained undertheorized. Migrations of Gesture addresses this absence and provides a complex theory on the value of gesture for understanding human sign production. Contributors: Mark Franko, Ketu H. Katrak, Akira Mizuta Lippit, Susan A. Phillips, Deidre Sklar, Lesley Stern, Blake Stimson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Gesture.
Form Electronic book
Author Ness, Sally Ann.
Noland, Carrie, 1958-
LC no. 2007041674
ISBN 0816656517 (electronic bk.)
9780816656516 (electronic bk.)