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The Cultural Organization of Intercorporeality: Interaction, Emotion, and the Senses among the Wolof of Northwestern Senegal

Christian Meyer

in Intercorporeality: Emerging Socialities in Interaction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190210465
eISBN:
9780190210489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210465.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter addresses the question of the universality of specific forms of intercorporeality. This detailed microethnographic study of a Wolof village in Northwestern Senegal describes how ... More


How a Lingua Franca Spreads

Fiona Mc Laughlin

in Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190657543
eISBN:
9780190657574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657543.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter considers how Wolof, an Atlantic language spoken in Senegal, has become an important lingua franca, and how French has contributed to the ascent of Wolof. The nature of social relations ... More


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