Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author

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Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author - Geertz, Clifford

Clifford Geertz is known for his work on the interpretation of cultural forms. In this book he develops his view that anthropology should be understood as a kind of writing: doing good anthropology is like writing good literature. Drawing on Foucault and Barthes, Geertz discusses the relations between authors and their works. He then examines the ... Read More

Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author 1998, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745607597

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Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author 1989, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804717472

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Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author 1988, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804714280

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Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author 1988, Polity Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780745605692

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