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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dell H Hymes
|ISBN:||0748403477 9780748403479 0748403485 9780748403486|
|Notes:||Series statement from jkt.|
|Description:||xiii, 258 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||What is ethnography? --
Educational ethnology --
Speech and language : on the origins and foundations of inequality among speakers --
Report from an underdeveloped country : toward linguistic competence in the United States --
Narrative thinking and story-telling rights --
Narrative form as a grammar of experience : Native Americans and a glimpse of English --
Oral patterns as a resource in children's writing --
Ethnopoetics and sociolinguistics : three stories by African-American children --
Bernstein and poetics --
Inequality in language : taking for granted.
|Series Title:||Critical perspectives on literacy and education.|
This important volume illuminates Hymes' research as a whole; gives insights into current agendas and issues; and points to new areas for further research.