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  1. Spiritual Discourse
    Spiritual Discourse is a study of the process by which Baba Rexheb, a ninety-year-old Albanian leader of the Bektashi order, and Frances Trix, an American student who has studied with him for over twenty years, come to share a... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1993
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  2. The Spoken Word and the Work of Interpretation
    Dennis Tedlock presents startling new methods for transcribing, translating, and interpreting oral performance that carry wide implications for all areas of the spoken arts. Moreover, he reveals how the categories and concepts... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1983
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  3. Forms of Talk

    Forms of Talk

    By Erving Goffman

    Series Conduct and Communication

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Forms of Talk extends Erving Goffman's interactional analyses of face-to-face communication to ordinary conversations and vebal exchanges. In this, his most sociolinguistic work, Goffman relates to certain forms of talk some of... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1981
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  4. Foundations in Sociolinguistics
    A highly influential scholar urges that linguistics be studied as part of the entire communicative conduct of social groups and demonstrates the mutual relation between linguistics and other disciplines, such as sociology, social... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 1974
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  5. Language in the Inner City
    Language in the Inner City firmly establishes African American Vernacular English not simply as slang but as a well-formed set of rules of pronunciation and grammar capable of conveying complex logic and reasoning and confirms... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1973
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  6. Sociolinguistic Patterns

    Sociolinguistic Patterns

    By William Labov

    Series Conduct and Communication

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    This classic volume, by a well-known linguist, constitutes a systematic introduction to sociolinguistics, unmatched in the clarity and forcefulness of its approach, and to the study of language in its social setting.... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 1973
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  7. Kinesics and Context
    Ray L. Birdwhistell, in this study of human body motion (a study he terms kinesics), advances the theory that human communication needs and uses all the senses, that the information conveyed by human gestures and movements is... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1970
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  8. Strategic Interaction

    Strategic Interaction

    By Erving Goffman

    Series Conduct and Communication

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    The two essays in this classic work by sociologist Erving Goffman explore the calculative, gamelike aspects of human interaction.... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1970
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