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Query:   Phatic Communion
Author:  Ann Jorid Klungervik Greenall
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics

Summary:   HI,

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED TO MY QUERY CONCERNING PHATIC
COMMUNION. THE KEY REFERENCE - I.E. THE ONE THAT ANSWERS THE QUESTION 'WHO
*INTRODUCED* THE TERM PHATIC COMMUNION' - IS THE FOLLOWING:

MALINOWSKI (1923) 'THE PROBLEM OF MEANING IN PRIMMITIVE LANGUAGES'.
SUPPLEMENT TO C. K. OGDEN AND I. A. RICHARDS (EDS.) THE MEANING OF MEANING:
A STUDY OF THE INFLUENCE OF LANGUAGE UPON THOUGHT AND THE SCIENCE OF
SYMBOLISM (PP. 451-510). LONDON: ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL.


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LL Issue: 10.509
Date Posted: 08-Apr-1999
Original Query: Read original query