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Authors/Editors: Duranti, Alessandro
Title: From grammar to politics: linguistic anthropology in a Western Samoan village.
Year: 1994
Publisher: Berkeley (CA): University of California Press
Publication type: Book — monograph
Language: English
Keyword(s): anthropological linguistics ; grammar1 ; political anthropology ; ritual ; social anthropology
Subject — language(s): Samoan
Annotation: This volume, combining analysis of language as social action with attention to language as formal object, positions the study of language within locally relevant sociocultural contexts and details how the linguistic constitution of social significance is always dialogically accomplished, heteroglossic and polyphonous.

Reviews

  1. Stroud, Christopher (1999) “<Review of A. Duranti (1994: 'From grammar to politics: linguistic anthropology in a Western Samoan village').>” Applied Linguistics 20:1. pp. 136-137.
  2. Povinelli, Elizabeth A. (1996) “<Review of A. Duranti (1994: ´From grammar to politics: Linguistic anthropology in a Western Samoan village.´).>” Anthropological Linguistics 38:1. pp. 160-163.