Date: Tue Sep 26, 2000 3:00
SignWriting List Forum
Subject: Re: About Charles Butler trip to Brazil
At 7:46 PM -0300 9/25/00, Cristina wrote:
>We've been so glad with Charles Butler visit that has improved our
>knowledge about Sign Writing. He has helped us very much with our
>discussions about how to write some signs and movements. Charles
>has gave us conseilling to study a bit Dance Writing and now we
>wonder where we can get this ? Could someone help us ? Have you any
>book or anything else that you can send to us ?
September 26, 2000
Welcome Cristina to the SignWriting List -
It is so great that you got a chance to meet Charles - what a small world!
Yes, of course we can help you ;-)
The DanceWriting Web Site is:
You will find a catalog and order form for DanceWriting online.
However, I suspect you do not want DanceWriting textbooks that teach
you how to roll around on the floor, or twirl while holding a hat
etc! The DanceWriting books are specifically for dancers who want to
write Brazilian Folk Dance, for example, which has already been
written in Sutton DanceWriting in Sao Paulo years ago....it is not
quite what you need right now.
I suspect that Charles really means that some of the lessons on
SignWriting on the web are now showing that SOME DanceWriting symbols
are blending with SignWriting, to make writing signs more fluid and
Therefore, I would suggest going on the web and reading these lessons:
SW Lessons Directory
Course 1: Lessons In SignWriting
Course 2: SignWriting E-Lessons
Course 3: Learn To Read ASL in SignWriting
Course 4: Writing ASL Grammar In SignWriting
Course 5: Learn To Write SignWriting By Hand
Course 6: Lessons In Sign Language Transcription
And there is a catalog for SignWriting publications on the web too:
Hope this helps!
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