Lilia Rissman

List of John Benjamins publications for which Lilia Rissman plays a role.


Cartmill, Erica A., Lilia Rissman, Miriam A. Novack and Susan Goldin-Meadow 2017 The development of iconicity in children’s co-speech gesture and homesignThe gesture–sign interface in language acquisition / L’interface geste–signe dans l’acquisition du langage, Morgenstern, Aliyah and Michèle Guidetti (eds.), pp. 42–68 | Article
Gesture can illustrate objects and events in the world by iconically reproducing elements of those objects and events. Children do not begin to express ideas iconically, however, until after they have begun to use conventional forms. In this paper, we investigate how children’s use of iconic… read more