Publication details [#18788]

Duranti, Alessandro. 1994. From grammar to politics: linguistic anthropology in a Western Samoan village. University of California Press.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


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.

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