The Resource Between the earth and the air : multimodality in Arandic sand stories, Jennifer Anne Green

Between the earth and the air : multimodality in Arandic sand stories, Jennifer Anne Green

Label
Between the earth and the air : multimodality in Arandic sand stories
Title
Between the earth and the air
Title remainder
multimodality in Arandic sand stories
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Anne Green
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
VU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Green, Jenny
Dissertation note
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Melbourne, School of Languages and Linguistics, 2010.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • phonodisk
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • theses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aranda (Australian people)
  • Women, Aboriginal Australian
  • Aranda (Australian people)
  • Sign language
  • Storytelling
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Drawing, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Between the earth and the air : multimodality in Arandic sand stories, Jennifer Anne Green
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-367)
Contents
Introduction: General overview and aims of thesis; The research area; Theoretical tools and perspectives; Sign and gesture; Space and frames of references;; Other approaches to the study of drawing and diagramming; a multimodal perspective on gradient phenomena; Outline of remaining chapters -- Sand stories, sign, and gesture in Central Australia : Documentation of sand stories in Central Australia : the Arandic region, the Warlpiri region, the Western Desert region; Alternate sign languages; Previous work on gesture in Central Australia; Mapping, diagramming, and games in Central Australia; Sand drawing (and mud) narratives in other places - Vanuatu and Alaska; Sand stories in the context of narrative and performative genres -- Data and methodology: Recording techniques; Coding and transcription; A taxonomy of v-unit functions; The "sand quiz": testing the meaning of V-units; Representing multimodal events as transcript -- Social and cultural aspects of sand stories : The Altyerr; Lexical semantics of the term tyepety; Sand story styles; Instrumental aspects of sand stories : sticks and wires; handedness, hand shapes for drawing; Relation of sand stories to awely ceremonies; The relationship between sand stories and other Arandic art forms -- Convention and number : Interpreting sand drawing data; Conventionalised ground-ground type V-units; Trackprints; Number in Arandic speech, sign and drawing; How V-units and combined together; How young narrators draw; Some comparisons with Warlpiri sand story elements; Concluding comments -- Motion and space: Visible paths in sand; Combinations of static and dynamic elements; The interpretation of motion in space; Motion and multimodality -- Hand signs, pointing and enactment : Hand signs in sand stories; Enactment in sand stories; Deictic gestures -- Ordering, re-drawing and erasure : V-units and the order of narrative events; Erasure; Examples of erasure; The role of deictic units in transitions between frames; Concluding comments -- Verbal style and multimodality : "Talking song" and "singing story"; Doodlebugs and bogeymen: repeated text and borrowed words in a sand story; A "sung" sand story; Rhythm and beats in a sand story; Concluding comments -- Towards an ecology of sign systems : Introduction; Multimodality, forms and functions in sand stories; Expressive potentials revisited; The limits of convention; Synchronies; Art, the everyday and the ancestral
Control code
000045824258
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xii, 492 p.
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Author
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), maps, music
Stock number
DAR14/062
System control number
(OCoLC)649463871
Label
Between the earth and the air : multimodality in Arandic sand stories, Jennifer Anne Green
Publication
Note
Typescript
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-367)
Contents
Introduction: General overview and aims of thesis; The research area; Theoretical tools and perspectives; Sign and gesture; Space and frames of references;; Other approaches to the study of drawing and diagramming; a multimodal perspective on gradient phenomena; Outline of remaining chapters -- Sand stories, sign, and gesture in Central Australia : Documentation of sand stories in Central Australia : the Arandic region, the Warlpiri region, the Western Desert region; Alternate sign languages; Previous work on gesture in Central Australia; Mapping, diagramming, and games in Central Australia; Sand drawing (and mud) narratives in other places - Vanuatu and Alaska; Sand stories in the context of narrative and performative genres -- Data and methodology: Recording techniques; Coding and transcription; A taxonomy of v-unit functions; The "sand quiz": testing the meaning of V-units; Representing multimodal events as transcript -- Social and cultural aspects of sand stories : The Altyerr; Lexical semantics of the term tyepety; Sand story styles; Instrumental aspects of sand stories : sticks and wires; handedness, hand shapes for drawing; Relation of sand stories to awely ceremonies; The relationship between sand stories and other Arandic art forms -- Convention and number : Interpreting sand drawing data; Conventionalised ground-ground type V-units; Trackprints; Number in Arandic speech, sign and drawing; How V-units and combined together; How young narrators draw; Some comparisons with Warlpiri sand story elements; Concluding comments -- Motion and space: Visible paths in sand; Combinations of static and dynamic elements; The interpretation of motion in space; Motion and multimodality -- Hand signs, pointing and enactment : Hand signs in sand stories; Enactment in sand stories; Deictic gestures -- Ordering, re-drawing and erasure : V-units and the order of narrative events; Erasure; Examples of erasure; The role of deictic units in transitions between frames; Concluding comments -- Verbal style and multimodality : "Talking song" and "singing story"; Doodlebugs and bogeymen: repeated text and borrowed words in a sand story; A "sung" sand story; Rhythm and beats in a sand story; Concluding comments -- Towards an ecology of sign systems : Introduction; Multimodality, forms and functions in sand stories; Expressive potentials revisited; The limits of convention; Synchronies; Art, the everyday and the ancestral
Control code
000045824258
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xii, 492 p.
Governing access note
Open access - Reading ; Open copying for private study, Closed quotation. Not for inter library loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Author
Other physical details
illustrations (some coloured), maps, music
Stock number
DAR14/062
System control number
(OCoLC)649463871

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