ALESSANDRO DURANTI (ed.), A companion to linguistic anthropology

@article{Mcintosh2008ALESSANDROD,
  title={ALESSANDRO DURANTI (ed.), A companion to linguistic anthropology},
  author={J. Mcintosh},
  journal={Language in Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={37},
  pages={284-287}
}
  • J. Mcintosh
  • Published 2008
  • Sociology
  • Language in Society
  • Alessandro Duranti (ed.), A companion to linguistic anthropology . Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2004, 2006. Pp. xx, 625. Pb $39.95. Looked at one way, Duranti's hefty edited volume could be construed as one massive speech act that performatively attempts to crystallize “linguistic anthropology” as a discipline. Twenty-two chapters, many of them written by leading lights in the field, are grouped into four sections: “Speech communities, contact, and variation,” “The performing of language,” “Achieving… CONTINUE READING
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