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Ritual Communication (Wenner Gren International Symposium Series)

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ISBN 10: 1847882951 / ISBN 13: 9781847882950
Published by Bloomsbury Academic, 2009
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Title: Ritual Communication (Wenner Gren ...

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

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Ritual Communication examines how people create and express meaning through verbal and non-verbal ritual. Ritual communication extends beyond collective religious expression. It is an intrinsic part of everyday interactions, ceremonies, theatrical performances, shamanic chants, political demonstrations and rites of passage.

Despite being largely formulaic and repetitive, ritual communication is a highly participative and self-oriented process. The ritual is shaped by time, space and the individual body as well as by language ideologies, local aesthetics, contexts of use, and relations among participants.

Ritual Communication draws on a wide range of contemporary cultures – from Africa, America, Asia, and the Pacific – to present a rich and diverse study for students and scholars of anthropology, sociology and sociolinguistics.

About the Author:

ELLEN B. BASSO is Professor Emerita of Anthropology, University of Arizona.

GUNTER SENFT is Senior Research Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen and extraordinary Professor of General Linguistics at the University of Cologne.

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