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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Deborah A Kapchan
|ISBN:||0812231554 9780812231557 0812214269 9780812214260|
|Description:||xvii, 325 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Acknowledgments: Possession by Three Spirits --
Introduction: The Dialogic Enterprise of Women in Changing Social Contexts --
Pt. 1. Women in the Market. Ch. 1. In the Place of the Market. Ch. 2. Shtara: Competence in Cleverness. Ch. 3. Words of Possession, Possession of Words: The Majduba. Ch. 4. Words About Herbs: Feminine Performance of Oratory in the Marketplace. Ch. 5. Reporting the New, Revoicing the Past: Marketplace Oratory and the Carnivalesque --
Pt. 2. Gender on the Market. Ch. 6. Women on the Market: The Subversive Bride. Ch. 7. Catering to the Sexual Market: Female Performers Defining the Social Body. Ch. 8. Property in the (Other) Person: Mothers-in-Law, Working Women, and Maids. Ch. 9. Terms of Talking Back: Women's Discourse on Magic. Ch. 10. Conclusion: Hybridization and the Marketplace --
Appendix 1: Discourse of the Majduba --
Appendix 2: Discourse of the 'Ashshaba.
|Series Title:||New cultural studies.; Series in contemporary ethnography.; Publications of the American Folklore Society., New series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Deborah A. Kapchan.|