Culture/contexture : explorations in anthropology and literary studies /

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Daniel, E. Valentine, Peck, Jeffrey M., 1950-
Format: Book
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1996]
Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. The culture in poetry and the poetry in culture
  • The story of the Jackal Hunter girl
  • Fresh lima beans and stories from occupied Cyprus
  • Narrative ethnography, elite culture, and the language of the market
  • Exogamous relations: travel writing, the incest prohibition, and Hawthorne's Transformation
  • The world in a text: how to read Tristes Tropiques
  • Pt. II. Ethnic selves/ethnic signs: invention of self, space and genealogy in immigrant writing
  • Turks as subjects: the ethnographic novels of Paul Geiersbach
  • Narrative, genealogy, and the historical consciousness: selfhood in a disintegrating state
  • Race and ruins
  • Race under representation
  • Pt. III. Reading culture: anthropology and the textualization of India
  • Ghostlier demarcations: textual phantasm and the origins of Japanese nativist ethnology
  • The construction of America: the anthropologists as Columbus
  • Crushed glass, or, is there a counterpoint to culture?