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Seeing Language in Sign: The Work of William C. Stokoe

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In 1955 William C. Stokoe arrived at Gallaudet College (later Gallaudet University) to teach English where he was first exposed to deaf people signing. While most of his colleagues dismissed signing as mere mimicry of speech, Stokoe saw in it elements of a distinctive language all its own.Seeing Language in Signtraces the process that Stokoe followed to prove scientificall ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published April 6th 2010 by Gallaudet University Press
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