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Read online Scrivere le culture. Poetiche e politiche dell'etnografia.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Scrivere le culture. Poetiche e politiche dell'etnografia In these new essays a group of experienced ethnographers a literary critic and a historian of anthropology all known for advanced analytic work on ethnographic writing place ethnography at the center of a new intersection of social history interpretive anthropology travel writing discourse theory and textual criticism The authors analyze classic examples of cultural description from Goethe and Catlin to Malinowski Evans Pritchard and Le Roy Ladurie showing the persistence of allegorial patterns and rhetorical tropes They assess recent experimental trends and explore the functions of orality ethnicity and power in ethnographic composition Writing Culture argues that ethnography is in the midst of a political and epistemological crisis Western writers no longer portray non Western peoples with unchallenged authority the process of cultural representation is now inescapably contingent historical and contestable The essays in this volume help us imagine a fully dialectical ethnography acting powerfully in the postmodern world system They challenge all writers in the humanities and social sciences to rethink the poetics and politics of cultural invention by James Clifford

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Scrivere le culture. Poetiche e politiche dell'etnografia
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On the Edges of Anthropology: Interviews, The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art, Itinerarios Transculturales, The Unraveling, Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography, Formal Semantics and Pragmatics for Natural Language Querying, Person and Myth: Maurice Leenhardt in the Melanesian World, Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century, Surgimiento de La Antropologa Posmoderna, Routes: Travel and Translation in the Late Twentieth Century
In this collage of essays meditations poems and travel reports Clifford takes travel and its difficult companion translation as openings into a complex modernity He contemplates a world ever more connected yet not homogeneous a global history proceeding from the fraught legacies of exploration colonization capitalist expansion immigration labor mobility and tourism Ranging from Highland New Guinea to northern California from Vancouver to London he probes current approaches to the interpretation and display of non Western arts and cultures Wherever people and things cross paths and where institutional forces work to discipline unruly encounters Clifford s concern is with struggles to displace stereotypes to recognize divergent histories to sustain postcolonial and tribal identities in contexts of domination and globalization Travel diaspora border crossing self location the making of homes away from home these are transcultural predicaments for the late twentieth century The map that might account for them the history of an entangled modernity emerges here as an unfinished series of paths and negotiations leading in many directions while returning again and again to the struggles and arts of cultural encounter the impossible inescapable tasks of translation, In these new essays a group of experienced ethnographers a literary critic and a historian of anthropology all known for advanced analytic work on ethnographic writing place ethnography at the center of a new intersection of social history interpretive anthropology travel writing discourse theory and textual criticism br The authors analyze classic examples of cultural description from Goethe and Catlin to Malinowski Evans Pritchard and Le Roy Ladurie showing the persistence of allegorial patterns and rhetorical tropes They assess recent experimental trends and explore the functions of orality ethnicity and power in ethnographic composition br Writing Culture argues that ethnography is in the midst of a political and epistemological crisis Western writers no longer portray non Western peoples with unchallenged authority the process of cultural representation is now inescapably contingent historical and contestable The essays in this volume help us imagine a fully dialectical ethnography acting powerfully in the postmodern world system They challenge all writers in the humanities and social sciences to rethink the poetics and politics of cultural invention, No description available, No description available