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Beyond metaphor : the theory of tropes in anthropology

Author: James W Fernandez
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©1991.
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Genre/Form: Kongress
Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James W Fernandez
ISBN: 0804718709 9780804718707 0804719403 9780804719407
OCLC Number: 22625042
Description: x, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Polytropy / Paul Friedrich --
The cultural basis of metaphor / Naomi Quinn --
Metaphor and experience : looking over the notion of image schema / Hoyt Alverson --
"We are parrots," "twins are birds" : play of tropes as operational structure / Terence Turner --
Embedding and transforming polytrope : the monkey as self in Japanese culture / Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney --
Tropical dominions : the figurative struggle over domains of belonging and apartness in Africa / Deborah Durham, James W. Fernandez --
Reasonable and unreasonable worlds : some expectations of coherence in culture implied by the prohibition of mixed metaphor / Dale Pesmen --
The Japanese tea ceremony : coherence theory and metaphor in social adaptation / Benjamin N. Colby.
Responsibility: edited by James W. Fernandez.

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