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Eloquence in Trouble captures the articulation of a number of afflicted lives in Bangladesh in addition to the threats to the very genres in their expression, lament particularly. the 1st ethnography of 1 of the main spoken mom tongues on the earth, Bangla, this examine represents a brand new method of issues speak, combining the rigor of discourse research with the interpretive intensity of mental anthropology. Its cautious transcriptions of Bangladeshi problems speak will disturb a few readers and circulation others--beyond earlier educational dialogue of personhood in South Asia.

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