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The textual life of Savants : ethnography, Iceland, and the linguistic turn

Author: Gísli Pálsson
Publisher: Australia ; United States : Harwood academic Pub., ©1995.
Series: Studies in anthropology and history, v. 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthropological exploration of Icelandic history, society and culture as the importance of language and texts ranging from the medieval Commonwealth to the modern nation-state is investigated.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gísli Pálsson
ISBN: 371865721X 9783718657216 3718657228 9783718657223
OCLC Number: 44133297
Description: 210 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part 1 From life to text: the factual, the fictive and the fabulous - novel and ethnography; the metaphor of cultural translation. Part 2 Times, lives and medieval texts: sagas, history, and social life; the power of words and the context of witchcraft. Part 3 Lives, texts and modern realities: fetishized language, symbolic capital, and social identity; enskilment and Sea - from rules to practice; fast fish and loose talk - beyond textualist appropriation; towards a theory of living discourse.
Series Title: Studies in anthropology and history, v. 18.
Responsibility: Gísli, Pálsson.

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