A World of Others' Words: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on by Richard Bauman

By Richard Bauman

Drawing on his paintings in Iceland, eire, Scotland, North the US, Ghana, and Fiji, linguistic anthropologist and folklorist Richard Bauman provides a chain of ethnographic case experiences that provide a gleaming examine intertextuality as communicative perform.

  • A attention-grabbing standpoint on intertextuality: the concept that written and spoken texts communicate to each other, e.g. via style or allusions.
  • Presents a chain of ethnographic case reviews to demonstrate the topic.
  • Draws on a wide diversity of oral performances and literary files from around the world.
  • The author’s creation units a framework for the research of style, practice and intertextuality.
  • Shows how performers mixture genres, e.g., telling tales approximately riddles or legends approximately magical verses, or developing revenues pitches.

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