Dialogue at the Margins: Whorf, Bakhtin, and Linguistic Relativity

  • Title: Dialogue at the Margins: Whorf, Bakhtin, and Linguistic Relativity
  • Author: Emily A. Schultz
  • ISBN: 9780299127046
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dialogue at the Margins Whorf Bakhtin and Linguistic Relativity The linguistic relativity principle of pioneering American linguist Benjamin Whorf has been a focus of controversy among scholars of language for half a century Many claim that this principle amounts
    The linguistic relativity principle of pioneering American linguist Benjamin Whorf has been a focus of controversy among scholars of language for half a century Many claim that this principle amounts to Whorf s assertion that language determines thought and culture, while others vigorously reject such a claim Emily Schultz rereads Whorf in terms of Russian theorist MikThe linguistic relativity principle of pioneering American linguist Benjamin Whorf has been a focus of controversy among scholars of language for half a century Many claim that this principle amounts to Whorf s assertion that language determines thought and culture, while others vigorously reject such a claim Emily Schultz rereads Whorf in terms of Russian theorist Mikhail Bakhtin, and argues that the Whorfian controversy is rooted in the polyphonic character of his best known texts By combining Whorfian and Bakhtinian insights concerning variation within and across languages, Schultz offers a new dialogic interpretation of linguistic relativity that has profound implications for students and scholars of anthropology, linguistics, cognitive psychology, philosophy of language, and literary and art criticism.

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