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Definition of Gestus

Gestus Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
JM Latin-English Dictionary
movement of the limbs| bodily action| carriage| gesture; performance (duty)
bear| carry| wear; carry on; manage| govern; (se gerere = to conduct oneself)
Gestus Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Gestus is an acting technique developed by the German theatre practitioner Bertolt Brecht. It carries the sense of a combination of physical gestures and "gist" or attitude. It is a means by which "an attitude or single aspect of an attitude" is revealed, insofar as it is "expressible in words or actions."

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