Anthropology and myth: lectures, 1951-1982
The published work of Claude Levi-Strauss over the last three and a half decades has established him as one of the world′s most innovative anthropologists. Yet throughout this period he was maintaining a full taching commitment in Paris. The pieces in Anthropology and Myth illustrate (in his own words) ′the efforts, the tentative advances and retreats and now and again the achievements of a thought process during some thirty-two years that amount to a large propotion of an individual life and the span of a generation′. Levi-Strauss used to the lecture theatre as a workshop in which to try out and develop new ideas, and many of the familiar themes of his books will be found here: analysis of myth and ritual, totemism, kinship, marriage and social structure. Offering a unique glimpse of the genesis of such subjects throughout his teaching career, this book provides a sketchbook of the themes painted elsewhere in larger, more finished form, and thus forms a document of vital importance for the history of anthropological thought.
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|record_details||ils:.b10707578|Book|Books||English|Blackwell,|c1986.|232 p. : 24 cm.|
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|subject_facet||Ethnology, Structural anthropology|
|title_display||Anthropology and myth : lectures, 1951-1982|
|title_full||Anthropology and myth : lectures, 1951-1982 / Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated by Roy Willis|
|title_short||Anthropology and myth :|
|topic_facet||Ethnology, Structural anthropology|