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Malinowski’s last word on the anthropological approach to language

Young, Michael W.


This article reproduces an archived and previously unpublished paper by Bronislaw Malinowski entitled “The anthropological approach to language” which he delivered to a meeting of the elite Monday Night Group in the Institute of Human Relations at Yale University in November 1941. The social “context of situation” of Malinowski’s seminar presentation is reconstructed together with a brief consideration of his contribution to linguistic theory. A commentary on his paper refers to Malinowski’s...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Pragmatics 21.1 (2011): 1-22


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