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Asian American Stereotypes as Circulating Resource

Angela Reyes

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/9780195327359.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the ways in which stereotypes of Asian Americans emerge as resources for Asian Americans. Drawing on theories and methods in linguistic anthropology, this chapter reveals how ... More


Metapragmatics, Toposforschung, Marxist Stylistics: Three Extensions of Veselovsky’s Historical Poetics

Boris Maslov

in Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823264858
eISBN:
9780823266852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This contribution comments on three of Veselovsky’s theoretical insights (pertaining to genre theory, motif migration, and the socio-psychological nature of style), each time considering them in ... More


Found in Translating: Reflexive Language across Time and Texts in Bosavi, Papua New Guinea

Bambi B. Schieffelin

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores Christian missionization as a form of cultural contact, which, among other things, transforms vernacular speech practices. Closely analyzing literacy and translation activities ... More


The Revolutionary Metapragmatics of Laughter in Zhao Shuli’s Fiction

Roy Chan

in Maoist Laughter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528011
eISBN:
9789882204508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528011.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Characters’ use of humor in Zhao Shuli’s Yan’an period fiction demonstrates an ironic metapragmatic awareness of language use; in turn, such humor critiques how ingrained speech conventions uphold ... More


Musical Materials, Performance, and Efficacy

Byron Dueck

in Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

This short study outlines in detail the metapragmatic theory that informs the volume as a whole, drawing upon an analysis of a performance by Hubert Thomas of the Cree hymn “Keya Oopimachihiwāo.” It ... More


Metapragmatics, Sexuality, and the Novel: Reading Jean Genet’s Querelle

Michael Lucey

in Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities, from Colette to Hervé Guibert

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226606187
eISBN:
9780226606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606354.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the way Jean Genet’s novel, Querelle, can be read as a theorization of the process of acquiring those social structures that ground sexual interaction and sexual expression; ... More


“What are you going to do with the village's knowledge?” Language Ideologies and Legal Power in Hopi Tribal Court

in Arguing with Tradition: The Language of Law in Hopi Tribal Court

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226712932
eISBN:
9780226712963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226712963.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Building on the emerging linguistic anthropological study of language ideologies, metadiscourses, and metapragmatics, this chapter explores the interactional practices by which legal actors ... More


Linking Language and Place in Interaction

Barbara Johnstone

in Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945689
eISBN:
9780199369836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945689.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Drawing on the concepts of reflexivity and metapragmatics, this chapter describes how linguistic forms are enregistered as Pittsburghese as people talk to one another in an online discussion forum, ... More


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