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Language, Identity and Marginality in Indonesia: The Changing Nature of Ritual Speech on the Island of Sumba


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Juli 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A study of the effects of the spread of Indonesian on local ritual speech on Sumba island.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. Place, identity, and the shifting forms of cultivated speech: a geography of marginality; 2. Towering in rage and cowering in fear: emotion, self, and verbal expression in Sumba; 3. Changing forms of political expression: the role of ideologies of audience completeness; 4. Ideologies of personal naming and language shift; 5. From miracles to classrooms: changing forms of erasure in the learning of ritual speech; 6. Conclusions.

Pressestimmen

'Neatly orchestrating his analysis with admirable concision and lucidity, Kuipers has composed an insightful study that is thoroughly accessible to any reader interested in the shifting nexus between language and power.' Benjamin G. Zimmer, Times Literary Supplement
EAN: 9780521624954
ISBN: 0521624959
Untertitel: 'Studies in the Social & Cultur'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2001
Seitenanzahl: 204 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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