Explorations in the Ethnography of Speaking

  • Publish Date: 1975-01-31
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Richard Bauman
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The 'ethnography of speaking' has emerged only quite recently as a separate field of enquiry. It draws on linguistic, literary and anthropological techniques and interests, and brings them to bear on speaking as a theoretically and practically crucial aspect of human life, and on ethnography as the study of patterns and functions of speaking in societies....[from back cover]