TITLE

Profane language among the tribes of the upper Tangi

AUTHOR(S)
Nations, Opal Louis
PUB. DATE
March 1990
SOURCE
Kenyon Review;Spring90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Focuses on profane language among the tribes of the upper Tangi, in Australia. Laughter as initial reaction to pain which is not excruciating; Practice of calling upon the name of a dead relative as innocuous profanity; Examples of swearing.
ACCESSION #
9601231310

 

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