Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture
This book examines words--art, tradition, text, identity, context, genre, performance, group--that are fundamental concepts for the study of creativity and tradition in human expression.
- Hardback | 248 pages
- 162.6 x 236.7 x 23.1mm | 498.96g
- 01 Jul 2003
- University of Illinois Press
- Baltimore, United States
- bibliographical references, index
Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture is a much-needed study of keywords that are frequently used but not easily explained. Anchored by Burt Feintuch's cogent introduction, the book features essays by Dorothy Noyes, Gerald L. Pocius, Jeff Todd Titon, Trudier Harris, Deborah A. Kapchan, Mary Hufford, Henry Glassie, and Roger D. Abrahams.