WORKING IN/PLAYING WITH THREE LANGUAGES

Joan Metge

Abstract


This paper explores some of the difficulties and rewards of cross cultural communication and translation, drawing on the author’s long-term fieldwork experiences in Northland, New Zealand. It also examines some of the creative and subversive ways that Maori use – and play with – language.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11157/sites-vol2iss2id65