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Title:From grammar to politics : linguistic anthropology in a Western Samoan village
Creator:Duranti, Alessandro
Date (W3CDTF):1994
Date Copyrighted:1994
Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-202) and index
Extent:xiii, 208 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 0520082451 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780520082458 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520083857 (paper : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780520083851 (paper : alk. paper)
Identifier (URI):https://uhmanoa.lib.hawaii.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1692186
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Berkeley : University of California Press
Spatial Coverage:posh---
Samoa, Falefâ
Subject:GN671.S2D87 1994
Subject (LCSH):Political anthropology--Samoa--Falefâ
Anthropological linguistics--Samoa--Falefâ
Samoans--Samoa--Falefâ--Politics and government
Samoans--Samoa--Falefâ--Social conditions
Samoan language--Grammar
Samoan language--Political aspects--Samoa--Falefâ
Subject (OLAC):anthropological_linguistics
Table Of Contents:1. Introduction. The Place of Grammar. The Political and Moral Dimensions of Grammatical Choices. Getting to the "Facts" Intertextuality and Heteroglossia. Representations of the Social Order. Change. Talk and Conflict: The Relevance of Genre Distinctions. What Kind of Pragmatics Is This? A Speech Event Approach -- 2. Methods as Forms of Life. Field Linguistics. Ethnographic Linguistics. In Search of a Method. The NSF Project. Research Agendas and Acquired Social Identities. Interviews, Metalinguistic Awareness, and Native Taxonomies. Discovering the Fono. Interpreting the Texts. The Fa'alupega or Ceremonial Address of Falefa. What's in a Transcript? Writing Interaction -- 3. Hierarchies in the Making: Space, Time, and Speaking in a Fono. A Love for Order and Its Permutations. Space. Temporal Boundaries. Speaking. Conclusions -- 4. Politics and Verbal Art: Heteroglossia in the Fono. Variations across Contexts. The Lauga Plan. The Lauga as an Epic Genre
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):language_description


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