Dialogue at the Margins: Whorf, Bakhtin, and Linguistic Relativity

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Dialogue at the Margins: Whorf, Bakhtin, and Linguistic Relativity - Schultz, Emily A

The "linguistic relativity principle" of pioneering American linguist Benjamin Whorf has been a focus of controversy among scholars of language for half a century. Many claim that this principle amounts to Whorf's assertion that language determines thought and culture, while others vigorously reject such a claim. Emily Schultz rereads Whorf in ... Read More