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The matrix of language : contemporary linguistic anthropology / edited by Donald Brenneis and Ronald K.S. Macaulay.

By: Brenneis, Donald Lawrence, 1946-
Contributor(s): Macaulay, Ronald K S
Language: English Publisher: Boulder, Oxford : Westview Press, 1996.Description: ix, 338p. : diagrs. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0813323215
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: Part 1, Learning language, learning culture. What no bedtime story means: narrative skills at home and at school / Shirley B. Heath; Detective stories at dinnertime / E. Ochs, Ruth Smith, Carolyn Taylor; Hard words: a functional basis for Kaluli discourse / Steven Feld, B.B. Schieffelin; Part 2, Gender, power and discourse. A cultural approach to male-female miscommunication / D.N. Maltz, R.A. Borker; Norm-makers, norm-breakers: uses of speech by men and women in a Malagasy community / E. Keenan Ochs; The whole woman / P. Eckert; Part 3, Genre, style, performance. Biography of a sentence: a Burmese proverb / A.L. Becker; "Any man who keeps more'n one hound'll lie to you": a contextual study of expressive lying / R. Bauman; Carne, carnales and carnivalesque: Bakhtinian Batos, disorder and narrative discourses / J.E. Limón; Part 4, Language as social practice. Grog and gossip in Bahtgoan Fiji Indian conversation / D. Brenneis; Reflections on a meeting / F.R. Myers; When talk isn't cheap: language and political economy / J.T. Irvine; Monoglot "standard" in America / M. Silverstein; The grammar of consciousness and the consciousness of grammar / Jane H. Hill.