Books on Reserve (Fall 2017)

Multiple copies of these books are on reserve in the library. Many of these books are also available in the bookstore. See Course Book List.

See Class Schedule for specific required and supplementary readings from these books, as well as articles and excerpts on reserve in folders in the library.

Week One

  • Williams, Raymond. Marxism and Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977. (4 copies)
  • Williams, Raymond. Keywords: a Vocabulary of Culture and Society, Revised edition. NY: Oxford University Press, 1983.
  • Duranti, Alessandro. Linguistic Anthropology. Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1997. (book reserve).
  • Duranti, Alessandro, ed. Key Terms in Language and Culture. Blackwell, 2001.

Week Two

  • Saussure, Ferdinand de. Course in General Linguistics, Saussy and Meisel, eds., translated by Wade Baskin. Columbia University Press. NOTE: do NOT use the Harris translation, 1986 or the older Baskin translation.
  • Yaguello, Marina. Language through the Looking Glass: Exploring Language and Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 1998 (1981). P106.Y34. (4 copies).
  • Jakobson, Roman. Language in Literature, edited by Krystyna Pomorska and Stephen Rudy. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1987 PN54 .J35 1987 (4 copies).

Week Three

  • Malinowski, Bronislaw. Coral Gardens and their Magic, 1965 and 2002 (1935). ( 3 copies).
  • Sapir, Edward. Selected Writings in Language, Culture and Personality, edited by David G. Mandelbaum, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1956 [c1949], P27 .S24 (10 copies)
  • Whorf, Benjamin. Language, thought, and reality; selected writings. Edited and with an introd. by John B. Carroll. [Cambridge] Technology Press of Massachusetts Institute of Technology [1956] P27 .W53. (4 copies).

Week Four

  • Austin, J.L. 1962. Lectures 1-5, (pp. 1-66), Lecture 8 (p. 94-108), Lecture 11 (133-147), How to do things with words, 2nd edition, (p. 1-38), Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1975. (5 copies)
  • Searle, John. Expression and meaning : studies in the theory of speech acts. Cambridge, Eng. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979 P95.55 .S4.
  • Searle, John. Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language. Cambridge University Press, 1984(1969).

Week Five

  • Derrida, Jacques. Limited, inc., Evanston: Northwestern Univ. Press, 1988.

Week Six

  • Hoopes, ed. Pierce on Signs: Writings on Semiotic by Charles Sanders Pierce, Chapel Hill: Univ. of N. Carolina Press, . (5 copies)
  • Pierce, Charles. Philosophical Writings of Pierce. Buchler, ed. New York: Dover Publications. 1955 (1940). (4 copies)
  • Jakobson, Roman. On Language, edited by Linda R. Waugh and Monique Monville-Burston, Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1990 (pp. 386-392), ( 5 copies) P121.J27 1990
  • Silverstein, Michael. 1976 In Meaning in Anthropology, ed.s K. Basso and H. Selby, pp. 11-56. GN452.5.M4. (5 copies).

Week Seven

  • Bateson, Gregory. Steps to an Ecology of Mind. New York: Ballantine Books, 1972. (1 copy). 1987 edition (2 copies ordered).
  • Goffman, Erving. Forms of Talk. Philadelphia: Univ. of Penn. Press, 1981. (5 copies).
  • Hymes, Dell. in Gumperz, John and Hymes, eds., Directions in Sociolingustics: The Ethnography of Communication, New York. 1972 P40 .D49 1986 (1 copy)
  • Bauman and Sherzer, eds., Explorations in the Ethnography of Speaking, Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989. (lib. has 10 copies).

Week Eight

  • Bloch, Maurice 1974 (1989) Ritual, History, and Power: Selected Papers in Anthropology. London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology 58. London: Athlone Press. (4 copies).
  • Dubois, John. 1993 in Responsibility and Evidence in Oral Discourse. Ed. Jane H. Hill and Judith T. Irvine. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (1 copy).

Week Nine

  • Bakhtin, Mikhail. The dialogic imagination : four essays; edited by Michael Holquist ; translated by Caryl Emerson and Michael Holquist Austin : University of Texas Press, c1981. ( 5 copies).
  • Hill, Jane and Limon, Jose in Brenneis and Macaulay, eds. The Matrix of Language. Boulder: Westview press, 1998. (1 copy?).

Week Ten

  • Bourdieu, Pierre. John Thompson, ed., Language and Symbolic Power. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1991. (4 copies).
  • Irvine in Brenneis and Macaulay, eds. The Matrix of Language. Boulder: Westview press, 1998. (1 copy?).

Week Eleven

  • Butler, Judith. 1990. Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, 10th anniversary edition, London: Routledge, 1999. (5 copies).
  • Goffman, Erving. 1979. Gender Advertisements.

Week Twelve

  • nothing; all readings ereserve or online.

Week Thirteen

  • Briggs, Charles. 1990 (1986). Learning How to Ask: A Sociolinguistic Appraisal of the role of the Interview in Social Science Research. Cambridge University Press.
  • Hill, Jane. 2008. The Everyday Language of White Racism. Wiley-Blackwell.