Linguistic Culture and Essentialism in South Africa

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Stephanie Rudwick;
  • Publisher: The Learned Press
  • Journal: Macrolinguistics (issn: 1934-5755, eissn: 1934-5755)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.26478/ja2008.2.2.9
  • Subject: Linguistic culture | Zulu | essentialism | Language and Literature | P

This paper explores how language and culture are intertwined and often regarded as “invariable fixed properties” in contemporary South Africa by focusing on one particular indigenous African language group, i.e. isiZulu-speakers. Drawing from general theoretical socioli... View more
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