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The reversible world : symbolic inversion in art and society : [papers]

Author: Barbara A Babcock; American Anthropological Association.
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1978.
Series: Symbol, myth, and ritual series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Forms of Symbolic Inversion Symposium (1972 : Toronto).
Reversible world.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)561158320
Online version:
Forms of Symbolic Inversion Symposium (1972 : Toronto).
Reversible world.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)608814289
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A Babcock; American Anthropological Association.
ISBN: 0801411122 9780801411120
OCLC Number: 3205430
Notes: Symposium held at the 1972 meetings of the American Anthropological Association.
Description: 302 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Inversion in image: World upside down: the iconography of a European broadsheet type / David Kunzle --
"Liberty's a whore": inversions, marginalia, and picaresque narrative / Barbara A. Babcock --
Inversion and the erotic: the case of William Blake / Diane Christian --
De-construction in Waiting for Godot / Dina Sherzer --
Women on top: symbolic sexual inversion and political disorder in early modern Europe / Natalie Zemon Davis --
pt. 2. Inversion in action: Ranges of festival behavior / Roger D. Abrahams and Richard Bauman --
Symbolic reversal and social history: transvestites and clowns of Java / James L. Peacock --
Return to Wirikuta: ritual reversal and symbolic continuity on the peyote hunt of the Huichol Indians / Barbara G. Myerhoff --
The rhetoric of control: Ilongots viewed as natural bandits and wild Indians / Renato I. Rosaldo, Jr. --
Deviance as success: the double inversion of stigmatized roles / Bruce Jackson.
Series Title: Symbol, myth, and ritual series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introd. by Barbara A. Babcock.

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