Language, Identity, and Marginality in Indonesia: The Changing Nature of Ritual Speech on the Island of Sumba / Edition 1

Language, Identity, and Marginality in Indonesia: The Changing Nature of Ritual Speech on the Island of Sumba / Edition 1

by Joel C. Kuipers
     
 

A study of the effects of the spread of Indonesian on local ritual speech on Sumba island.See more details below

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A study of the effects of the spread of Indonesian on local ritual speech on Sumba island.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521624954
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language Series, #18
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.47(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Place, identity, and the shifting forms of cultivated speech: a geography of marginality; 2. Towering in rage and cowering in fear: emotion, self, and verbal expression in Sumba; 3. Changing forms of political expression: the role of ideologies of audience completeness; 4. Ideologies of personal naming and language shift; 5. From miracles to classrooms: changing forms of erasure in the learning of ritual speech; 6. Conclusions.

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