edited by Dennis Tedlock and Bruce Mannheim
contributions by Jean DeBernardi, R. P McDermott, Henry Tylbor, Alton L Becker, Bruce Mannheim, Dennis Tedlock, Deborah Tannen, John Attinasi, Paul Friedrich, Billie Jean Isbell, Allan F Burns, Jane H Hill and Ruth Behar
University of Illinois Press, 1995
Paper: 978-0-252-06443-2 | Cloth: 978-0-252-02146-6
Library of Congress Classification GN13.D53 1995
Dewey Decimal Classification 302.2

 Major figures in contemporary anthropology present a dialogic critique
        of ethnography. Moving beyond sociolinguistics and performance theory,
        and inspired by Bakhtin and by their own field experiences, the contributors
        revise notions of where culture actually resides. This pioneering effort
        integrates a concern for linguistic processes with interpretive approaches
        to culture.
      Culture and ethnography are located in social interaction. The collection
        contains dialogues that trace the entire course of ethnographic interpretation,
        from field research to publication. The authors explore an anthropology
        that actively acknowledges the dialogical nature of its own production.
        Chapters strike a balance between theory and practice and will also be
        of interest in cultural studies, literary criticism, linguistics, and
      CONTRIBUTORS: Deborah Tannen, John Attinasi, Paul Friedrich, Billie
        Jean Isbell, Allan F. Burns, Jane H. Hill, Ruth Behar, Jean DeBernardi,
        R. P. McDermott, Henry Tylbor, Alton L. Becker, Bruce Mannheim, Dennis