A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology

A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology

Editor(s): Alessandro Duranti

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631223528

Online ISBN: 9780470996522

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996522

About this Book

A Companion to Linguistic Anthropology provides a series of in-depth explorations of key concepts and approaches by some of the scholars whose work constitutes the theoretical and methodological foundations of the contemporary study of language as culture.


  • Provides a definitive overview of the field of linguistic anthropology, comprised of original contributions by leading scholars in the field

  • Summarizes past and contemporary research across the field and is intended to spur students and scholars to pursue new paths in the coming decades

  • Includes a comprehensive bibliography of over 2000 entries designed as a resource for anyone seeking a guide to the literature of linguistic anthropology

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Speech Communities, Contact, and Variation

  2. Part II: The Performing of Language

    1. Chapter 10

      Participation (pages 222–244)

      Charles Goodwin and Marjorie Harness Goodwin

    2. Chapter 13

      Poetry (pages 290–320)

      Giorgio Banti and Francesco Giannattasio

  3. Part III: Achieving Subjectivities and Inter subjectivities through Language

  4. Part IV: The Power in Language

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