The nonverbal shift in early modern English conversation /

This is the first historical investigation on the nonverbal component of conversation. In the courtly society of 16th and 17th century England, it is argued that a drift appeared toward an increased use of prosodic means of expression at the expense of gestural means. Direct evidence is provided by...

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Main Author: Hübler, Axel.
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., Co., ©2007.
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser., 154.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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