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Published: 29 June 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780190652814

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The Monologic Imagination

Edited by Matt Tomlinson and Julian Millie

Oxford Studies in the Anthropology of Language

  • The volume sets a course for future research-pioneering an argument about the force of monologue in political and religious speech.
  • Explores the interplay between monologism and dialogism.
  • Presents vivid ethnographic case studies come from a wide range of societies: the United States, Iran, Cuba, Indonesia, Algeria, and Papua New Guinea.
  • The volume is theoretically sophisticated but accessibly written for a general audience.