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Bauman, Richard 1940-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 359 publications in 5 languages and 10,255 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folk literature  Folklore  Controversial literature  Encyclopedias  Conference papers and proceedings  Academic theses  Dictionaries  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Adapter, Other
Classifications: P35, 301.21
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Most widely held works about Richard Bauman
 
Most widely held works by Richard Bauman
Voices of modernity : language ideologies and the politics of inequality by Richard Bauman( )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and tradition have long been relegated to the sidelines as scholars have considered the role of politics, science, technology and economics in the making of the modern world. This novel reading of over two centuries of philosophy, political theory, anthropology, folklore and history argues that new ways of imagining language and representing supposedly premodern people - the poor, labourers, country folk, non-europeans and women - made political and scientific revolutions possible. The connections between language ideologies, privileged linguistic codes, and political concepts and practices shape the diverse ways we perceive ourselves and others. Bauman and Briggs demonstrate that contemporary efforts to make schemes of social inequality based on race, gender, class and nationality seem compelling and legitimate, rely on deeply-rooted ideas about language and tradition. Showing how critics of modernity unwittingly reproduce these foundational fictions, they suggest new strategies for challenging the undemocratic influence of these voices of modernity
Folklore, cultural performances, and popular entertainments : a communications-centered handbook by Richard Bauman( )

21 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of thirty-seven entries selected from the more than 550 that make up the International Encyclopedia of Communications focuses on expressive forms and practices that are popular and participatory in nature: folklore forms such as folktale and riddle; cultural performances such as ritual and festival; and popular entertainments such as puppetry and mime. Cross-references within each individual entry facilitate exploration within the volume, while bibliographies appended to each entry direct the reader to related literature. Covering basic concepts, analytical perspectives, commun
Explorations in the ethnography of speaking( Book )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essays in this work deal with traditional societies in North, Middle and South America, Africa and Oceania, as well as English, French and Yiddish speaking communities in Europe and North America and Afro-American communities in North America and the Caribbean
Toward new perspectives in folklore by Américo Paredes( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story, performance, and event : contextual studies of oral narrative by Richard Bauman( Book )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a corpus of Texan oral narratives collected by the author over the past fifteen years, this study presents an analysis of the literary qualities or orally performed verbal art, focusing on the significance of its social context. Although the tales included are all from Texas, they are representative of oral storytelling traditions in other parts of the United States, including tall tales, hunting stories, local character anecdotes, accounts of practical jokes, and so on. They are also highly entertaining in their own right. Professor Bauman's main emphasis is on the act of storytelling, not just the text. His central analytical concern is to demonstrate the interrelationships that exist between the events recounted in the narratives (narrated events), the narrative texts, and the situations in which the narratives are told (narrative events). He identifies these interrelationships by combining a close formal analysis of the texts with an ethnographic examination of the way in which their telling is accomplished, paying particular attention to the links between form and function. He also illuminates other more general concerns in the study of oral narrative, such as stability and variation in the oral text, the problem of genre, and the rhetorical efficacy of literary forms. As an important contribution to the theoretical and practical literary analysis of orally performed narratives, the book will appeal to students and teachers of folklore, sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, and literary theory
For the reputation of truth; politics, religion, and conflict among the Pennsylvania Quakers, 1750-1800 by Richard Bauman( Book )

12 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let your words be few : symbolism of speaking and silence among seventeenth-century Quakers by Richard Bauman( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verbal art as performance by Richard Bauman( Book )

34 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A world of others' words : cross-cultural perspectives on intertextuality by Richard Bauman( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drawing on a broad range of oral performances and literary records from Iceland, Scotland, North America, Ghana, and Fiji, linguistic anthropologist and folklorist Richard Bauman presents an series of ethnographic case studies that offer a look at intertextuality as communicative practice."--Jacket
Folklore and culture on the Texas-Mexican border by Américo Paredes( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and Multiple languages and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

11 scholarly articles by noted authority in the field of folklore & Chicano studies; with a chronological bibliography of Paredes writings. An analytical look at Texas & Mexican social life & customs, exemplified in folk tales
Human rights in ancient Rome by Richard A Bauman( )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unique book, Richard Bauman investigates the concept of human rights in the Roman world and offers enlightening comparisons between the Roman and the 20th century understanding of human rights
"And other neighborly names" : social process and cultural image in Texas folklore( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections on the Folklife Festival : An Ethnography of Participant Experience by Richard Bauman( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explorations in the ethnography of speaking( Book )

22 editions published between 1974 and 1996 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ respects no man's person : the plain language of the early Quakers and the rhetoric of impoliteness by Richard Bauman( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because speaking was a major symbolic focus of 17th century Quakerism, a movement of radical puritanism, and distinctive ways of speaking represented the principal visible means by which the Quakers differentiated themselves from others, much of the religious and political conflict surrounding Quakerism implicated speaking in some way. One aspect of their speech that challenged the core of social relations and interaction was the Quaker refusal to use politeness phenomena: greetings, leavetakings, salutations, titles, and honorific pronouns. The Quakers actively criticized the practice of customary manners, feeling that such utterances were not literally true and that they represented earthly pride. It is not clear what address forms they actually did employ except that they did call both Quakers and non-Quakers "friend" and that the handshake became a customary gesture of leavetaking in some situations. The reason for the Quaker rejection of "you" in the second person singular is the subject of much speculation focusing primarily on two principles: grammaticality and the rejection of forms of deference. The "plain style" of speaking characterized by these elements was the subject of much public debate, the thrust of some of which was to try to decrease the validity of plain talk by trivializing it. The Quaker response was that if the plain style did not deserve so much attention, why did the non-Quakers oppose it so vehemently? The fact is that it did become a rallying symbol for both Quakers and non-Quakers during this peak period of the Quakers' missionary zeal. (Mse)
Language and speech in American society : a compilation of research papers in sociolinguistics( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Case studies in the ethnography of speaking : a compilation of research papers in sociolinguistics by Richard Bauman( Book )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ALGOL - Manual der ALCOR - Gruppe by Richard Bauman( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in German and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the reputation of truth : Quaker political behavior in Pennsylvania, 1750-1800 by Richard Bauman( )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1985 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking in the light ; the dilemma of the Quaker minister by Richard Bauman( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Voices of modernity : language ideologies and the politics of inequality
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Folklore, cultural performances, and popular entertainments : a communications-centered handbookExplorations in the ethnography of speakingStory, performance, and event : contextual studies of oral narrativeLet your words be few : symbolism of speaking and silence among seventeenth-century QuakersVerbal art as performanceA world of others' words : cross-cultural perspectives on intertextualityFolklore and culture on the Texas-Mexican borderHuman rights in ancient Rome
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