Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensive collection of the best work that Noted scholar Alessandro Duranti’s extensive introduction provides an. Alessandro Duranti introduces linguistic anthropology as an interdisciplinary field which studies The theories and methods of linguistic anthropology are introduced through a discussion of linguistic Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader. Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensive collection of the best work Alessandro Duranti is Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Dean of.
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It provides an excellent and long overdue discussion of terminology, American lingustic anthropology’s development within Cultural Anthropology, its subsequent drift away from anthropology towards an independent discipline increasingly focused on theoretical anthropologists in the late s, and its reestablishment as a subfield of anthropology in the ss. As a textbook this reader makes a very useful teaching aid, as a source book it provides valuable insights into the discipline of linguistic anthropology.
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A Reader is a comprehensive collection anthropologh the best work that has been published in this exciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized to provide a guide to key issues in the study of language as a cultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. Revised and updated, this second edition contains eight new articles on key anthropologgy, including speech communities, the power and performance of language, and narratives Selections are both historically oriented and thematically coherent, and are accessibly grouped according to four major themes: Preface to the Second Edition.
History, Ideas, and Issues Alessandro Duranti. Ideal and Real Speech Communities.
Reality and Sociolinguists Marcyliena Morgan. The Performance of Language: Events, Genres, and Narratives.
Briggs and Richard Bauman. Language Socialization and Literacy Practices. The Power of Language.
Irvine and Susan Gal. Incorporates new material, including articles on speech communities, the power and performance of language, and narratives.
Leaders in the theory and practice of contemporary linguistic anthropology are well represented, and all of the articles are excellent; indeed, most are recognized as contemporary “classics” in the field.
This reader is an excellent addition to the growing library of readers in linguistic anthropology and a valuable new resource for both students and teachers. Now revised and updated, this interdisciplinary and comprehensive collection brings together the best work in the rapidly growing field of linguistic anthropology Incorporates new material including articles on speech communities, the power and performance of language, and narratives Selections are raeder historically oriented and thematically coherent, and are accessibly grouped according to four major themes: