- The Anthropology of Contemporary Issues Ser
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- Creativity/Anthropology; Contents; Introduction: Creativity in Anthropology; Part I Creative Individuals in Cultural Context; 1. Ceferino SuÃ¡rez: A Village Versifier; 2. On Nose Cutters, Gurus, and Storytellers; 3. The Creative Individual in the World of the!Kung San; 4. At Home, No Womens Are Storytellers: Ceramic Creativity and the Politics of Discourse in Cochiti Pueblo; 5. ""Riding the Horse of Gaps"": A Meratus Woman's Spiritual Expression; Part II The Creation of Ethnography from Experience; 6. The Absence of Others, the Presence of Texts.
7. ""The One Who Writes Us"": Political Allegory and the Experience of Occupation among the Mzeina Bedouin8. The Return of the Mexican Ballad: AmÃ©rico Paredes and His Anthropological Text as Persuasive Political Performances; 9. Pilgrimage to Meron: Inner and Outer Peregrinations; Part III Collective Creativity; 10. Bar Yohai, Mystic: The Creative Persona and His Pilgrimage; 11. Ilongot Visiting: Social Grace and the Rhythms of Everyday Life; 12. Performance and the Cultural Construction of Reality: A New Guinea Example; 13. Ritual, Violence, and Creativity.
Epilogue: Creative Persona and the Problem of AuthenticityContributors; Index.
- Creativity and play erupt in the most solemn of everyday worlds as individuals reshape traditional forms in the light of changing historical circumstances. In this lively volume, fourteen distinguished anthropologists explore the life of creativity in social life across the globe and within the study of ethnography itself. Contributors include Barbara A. Babcock, Edward M. Bruner, James W. Fernandez, Don Handelman, Smadar Lavie, José E. Limon, Barbara Myerhoff, Kirin Narayan, Renato Rosaldo, Richard Schechner, Edward L. Schieffelin, Marjorie Shostak, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, and Edith Turner.
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