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Drawing on his paintings in Iceland, eire, Scotland, North the United States, Ghana, and Fiji, linguistic anthropologist and folklorist Richard Bauman offers a chain of ethnographic case stories that provide a glowing examine intertextuality as communicative perform.

  • A interesting point of view on intertextuality: the concept written and spoken texts converse to each other, e.g. via style or allusions.
  • Presents a chain of ethnographic case stories to demonstrate the topic.
  • Draws on a extensive diversity of oral performances and literary documents from around the world.
  • The author’s creation units a framework for the research of style, practice and intertextuality.
  • Shows how performers combination genres, e.g., telling tales approximately riddles or legends approximately magical verses, or developing revenues pitches.

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