Remix Multilingualism: Hip Hop, Ethnography and Performing by Quentin Williams

By Quentin Williams

"Remixing multilingualism" is conceptualised during this ebook as conducting the linguistic act of using, combining and manipulating multilingual types. it's approximately developing new methods of 'doing' multilingualism via cultural acts and identities and related to a strategy that invokes bricolage. This booklet is an ethnographic learn of multilingual remixing accomplished through hugely multilingual individuals within the neighborhood hip hop tradition of Cape city. In globalised societies this present day formerly marginalized audio system are carving out new and innovating areas to place on show their voices and identities in the course of the artistic use of multilingualism.

This publication contributes to the improvement of latest conceptual insights and theoretical advancements on multilingualism within the international South through using the notions of stylization, functionality, performativity, entextualisation and enregisterment. This occurs via interviews, functionality research and interactional research, displaying how younger multilingual audio system degree various personae, kinds, registers and language varieties.

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