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McDermott, A.C.S. 1975. Towards a pragmatics of mantra recitation. Journal of Indian Philosophy 3 : 283–298.
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An investigation of certain ritualized acts of mantra recitation in the light of their family resemblances to more familiar everyday speech acts, in an attempt to find a general theory of ritual and religious utterances.