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Gestures and looks in medieval narrative [electronic resource] / J.A. Burrow.

By: Burrow, J. A. (John Anthony).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge studies in medieval literature: 48.Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xi, 200 p.).ISBN: 0511016662 (electronic bk.); 9780511016660 (electronic bk.); 0511045808; 9780511045806; 0511120737 (electronic bk.); 9780511120732 (electronic bk.); 9780521815642 (hbk.); 0521815649 (hbk.); 9780511483240 (electronic bk.); 0511483244 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism | Nonverbal communication in literature | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary | LITERARY CRITICISM -- General | Electronic books | Litt�erature m�edi�evale -- Histoire et critique | Communication non-verbale dans la litt�erature | Non-verbale communicatie | Gebaren | Letterkunde | Blick <Motiv> | Literatur | Geste <Motiv> | Europa | Gebaren | Letterkunde | Non-verbale communicatieGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gestures and looks in medieval narrative.DDC classification: 809/.93355 Other classification: 17.93 | EC 5127 | EC 5410 | HH 4061 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- Gestures -- Looks -- Two Middle English narratives -- Dante's Commedia -- Afterword.
Summary: In medieval society, gestures and speaking looks played an even more important part in public and private exchanges than they do today. In this, the first study of its kind in English, John Burrow examines the role of non-verbal communication in a range of narrative texts.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 186-195) and index.

Introduction -- Gestures -- Looks -- Two Middle English narratives -- Dante's Commedia -- Afterword.

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In medieval society, gestures and speaking looks played an even more important part in public and private exchanges than they do today. In this, the first study of its kind in English, John Burrow examines the role of non-verbal communication in a range of narrative texts.

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Gestures and looks in medieval narrative by Burrow, J. A. ©2002
Gestures and looks in medieval narrative by Burrow, J. A. ©2002
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