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What Do Bilinguals Do?: A Commentary

Asif Agha

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Code‐centric accounts of bilingualism obscure the processes whereby bilingual utterances acquire social significance by viewing them simply as admixtures of pre‐existing grammatical codes. This ... More


“Slaves? With Lines?”: Trickster Aesthetic and Satirical Strategies in Two Plays by Lynn Nottage

Aimee Zygmonski

in Post-Soul Satire: Black Identity after Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781617039973
eISBN:
9781626740280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039973.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter argues that Lynn Nottage employs the trickster figure in her plays to destabilize African American stereotypes. In her plays Fabulation and By the Way, Meet Very Stark, Nottage also ... More


Whistle

John Mowitt

in Sounds: The Ambient Humanities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284623
eISBN:
9780520960404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284623.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the whistle, considering Fritz Lang's first sound film, M, and Roy Boulting's film from the mid-1960s, Twisted Nerve. In M, whistling is a part of the intricate aural and ... More


Writing the Auto/biographical Legacies of La Place and Une femme

in Annie Ernaux: The Return to Origins

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235378
eISBN:
9781846312571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235378.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyses the issue of auto/biographical legacies in Annie Ernaux's La Place and Une femme. It suggests that the instances of metacommentary first used by Ernaux in La Femme gelée became ... More


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