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Language Ideology

Ethnic Protest and Social Planning: A Look at Basque Language Revival

The Art of Being Indirect: Talking about Politics in Brazil

Welfare, the Social, and the Individual in Interwar Italy

Ambiguity in the Oral Exegesis of a Sacred Text: Tirukkōvaiyār (or, the Guru in the Garden, Being an Account of a Tamil Informant's Responses to Homesteading in Central New York State)

The Rhetoric of Ethnographic Holism

Dyssimulation: Reflexivity, Narrative, and the Quest for Authenticity in “Living History”

“Speaking with Names”: Language and Landscape among the Western Apache

Genre, Motive, ad Metaphor: Conditions for Creativity in Ritual Language

Michel Leiris: Ethnography or Self-Portrayal? Review Essay of Sulfur 15, Featuring New Translations of Michel Leiris's Work

Religio and the Definition of Religion

Talk and Real Talk: The Voices of Silence and the Voices of Power in American Family Life

The Beautiful and the Ugly are One Thing, the Sublime Another: A Reflection on Culture

Is Language a Prisonhouse?

Tradition and the Collective Talent: Oral Epic, Textual Meaning, and Receptionalist Theory

Complicity and Imitation in Storytelling: A Pragmatic Folklorist's Perspective