Creativity / anthropology / edited by Smadar Lavie, Kirin Narayan and Renato Rosaldo.
By: Lavie, Smadar
Contributor(s): Narayan, Kirin | Rosaldo, Renato I | Turner, Victor WitterLanguage: English Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1993.Description: xii, 348p. : ill., photos. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0801495423
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Includes bibl. references.
Contents: 1. Creative individuals in cultural contact. Ceferino Suárez: a village versifier / James W. Fernandez; On nose cutters, gurus and storytellers / Kirin Narayan; The creative individual in the world of the !Kung San / Marjorie Shostak; At home, no women are storytellers: ceramic creativity and the politics of discourse in Cochiti Pueblo / Barbara A. Babcock; Riding the horse of gaps: a Meratus woman's spiritual expression / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. 2. The creation of ethnography from experience. The absence of others, the presence of texts / Don Handelman; The one who writes us: political allegory and the experience of occupation among the Mzeina Bedouin / Smadar Lavie; The return of the Mexican ballad: Américo Paredes and his anthropological text as persuasive political performances / José E. Limón; Pilgrimage to Meron: inner and outer peregrinations / Barbara Myerhoff. 3. Collective creativity. Bar Yohai, mystic: the creative persona and his pilgrimage / Edith Turner; Ilongot visiting: social grace and the rhythms of everyday life / Renato Rosaldo; Performance and the cultural construction of reality: a New Guinea example / Edward L. Schieffelin; Ritual, violence and creativity / Richard Schechner. Epilogue: Creative persona and the problem of authenticity / Edward M. Bruner.