List of John Benjamins publications for which Geneviève Calbris plays a role.
Elements of Meaning in Gesture
[Gesture Studies, 5] 2011. xx, 378 pp.
Subjects Cognition and language | Gesture Studies | Pragmatics
From left to right...: Coverbal gestures and their symbolic use of space. Metaphor and Gesture, Cienki, Alan and Cornelia Müller (eds.), pp. 27–532008.
This study overlaps with Johnson’s (1987) ideas about the image schemas underlying thought, but rather than grasping them through the deductive analysis of verbal metaphors, they are approached here through the analysis of the symbolic components of gestures which, accompanying speech, refer to… read more | Article
From cutting an object to a clear cut analysis: Gesture as the representation of a preconceptual schema linking concrete actions to abstract notions. Gesture 3:1, pp. 19–462003.
The representation of the concrete world is an abstraction. The elements that are physically pertinent to reality are synthesized in a gestural, schematic and ergonomic representation. Although schematic, this representation is nuanced: the gestural variants are numerous in order to account for the… read more | Article