Victor Turner and the Construction of Cultural Criticism

Victor Turner and the Construction of Cultural Criticism : Between Literature and Anthropology

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This is the first volume to place individual Turner concepts into the context of his entire career and to spell out their implications for literary studiesshow more

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  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 154.94 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 317.51g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0253205948
  • 9780253205940
  • 1,702,494

Table of contents

Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction/Kathleen M. Ashley Part I: Cultural Theory and Literary Studies Experiencing Murder/Ritualistic Interpretation of Ancient Tests/Mieke Bal Aesthetics, Roman, and Turner/David Raybin Liminality, Carnival, and Social Structure/The Case of Late Medieval Biblical Drama/C. Clifford Flanigan Narratives of Ritual and Desire/Thomas Pavel Liminality and Fiction in Cooper, Hawthorne, Cather, and Fitzgerald/Robert Daly Mud, Mirrors, and Making Up/Liminality and Reflexivity in Between the Acts/Barbara A. Babcok Symbolism and the Problematics of Postmodern Representation/Stephen William Foster Part II: TurnerOs Theory and Practice Victor TurnerOs Definition, Theory, and Sense of Ritual/Ronald L. Grimes OHyperion to a SatyrO/Criticism and Anti-structure in the Work of Victor Turner/Frederick Turner The Literary Roots of Victor TurnerOs Anthropology/Edith Turner Victor TurnerOs Career and Publications/Frank E. Manning Contributors Indexshow more

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