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Spirit possession in Ma’di culture

Fabb, Nigel (2011) Spirit possession in Ma’di culture. In: Narrating Our Future. Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society, Cape Town, pp. 120-145. ISBN 978-1-920287-09-2

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Abstract

An account of a culturally specific type of spirit possession, which can be triggered by the smell of cooked elephant, described and analysed in a linguistic pragmatic framework.