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Expressive physical culture or, Philosophy of gesture

by Charles Wesley Emerson

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Published by Emerson College of Oratory Publishing Dept. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical education and training,
  • Gesture

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPhilosophy of gesture.
    Statementby Charles Wesley Emerson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13532712M
    OCLC/WorldCa18040554

    8. The Dominion elocutionist and public reader ; a system of elocution formed on the philosophy of the human voice and the logical structure of language, with instruction and exercises for the cultivaion of the speaking voice, and for expressive reading and oratorical delivery: suggestive methods of study for reading the drama, poetry, the Holy Scriptures, the delivery of sermons, and for. Gestures using the body are reflexive. One gestures to the other but one uses the self or carries the self to produce the gesture. Yet gestures can be produced with other materials besides the human body and objects can gesture without human agency. The term gesture also often signifies non-physical movements such as expressions in sounds or.

    Trivedi gestures to such a story at a few points—for example, in his suggestion that music's expressive properties are “intersubjective” (pp. 82–83) and in his brief consideration of “how imagination might play a role in the construction of musical culture” (pp. –); yet, these discussions do . "Musical gesture is biologically and culturally grounded in communicative human movement. Gesture draws upon the close interaction (and intermodality) of a range of human perceptual and motor systems to synthesize the energetic shaping of motion through time into significant events with unique expressive .

      It is somewhat easier to uncover the physical actions to which a culture attributed formal meaning, the bowings, kisses, handshakes, raised hats and other gestures of accommodation, insult, respect, seduction, greeting, and farewell. Most accessible of all, for Europe, are the formal liturgies of church, state and corporate body. arts/expressive culture; body/embodied personhood; socio-cultural theory and philosophy; semiotic anthropology; movement literacy (Labanotation) visual anthropology, multimedia ethnography; Indigenous theater and postcolonialism; American contemporary concert dance/choreographic process; Linguistic anthropology: discourse; gesture and signed.


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Gestures. There are three main types of gestures: adaptors, emblems, and illustrators. Peter A. Andersen, Nonverbal Communication: Forms and Functions (Mountain View, CA: Mayfield, ), Adaptors Touching behaviors and movements that indicate internal states typically related to arousal or anxiety and may be directed at the self, others, or objects.

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