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Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography - Clifford, James (Editor), and Marcus, George E (Editor)
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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 ...

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Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography 2010, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520266025

25th Anniversary edition

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Writing Culture: The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography 1986, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520057296

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