The interpretation of ritual : essays in honour of A. I. Richards / edited by J. S. La Fontaine.

Contributor(s): Richards, Audrey I. (Audrey Isabel), 1899-1984
Language: English Publisher: [London] : Tavistock Publications, 1972.Description: xviii, 296 p. : port. ; 23 cm.Subject(s): La Fontaine, Jean
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Contents: Introduction, by J. S. La Fontaine. - -Verbal and bodily rituals of greeting and parting, by R. Firth. - -Greeting, begging, and the presentation of respect, by E. Goody. - -Twinship and symbolic structure, by A. Southall. - -Spirit, twins, and ashes in Labwor, Northern Uganda, by R. G. Abrahams. - -Belief and the problem of women, by E. Ardener. - -Ritualization of women's life-crises in Bugisu, by J. S. La Fontaine. - -The wedding cakes: a study of ritual change, by M. Wilson. - -The significance of kava in Tongan myth and ritual, by E. Bott and E. Leach. - -Psychoanalysis and ceremony, by E. Bott. - -The structure of symbolism, by E. Leach. - -A rejoinder to Edmund Leach, by E. Bott. - -Appendix, by E. Leach. - -Bibliography of the principal writings of Audrey Richards, by P. H. Gulliver. (p. [285]-289).

Includes bibliographical references.

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