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Capturing imagination : a proposal for an anthropology of thought

Capturing imagination : a proposal for an anthropology of thought

Author: Carlo Severi; Catherine V Howard
Publisher: Chicago : Hau Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this collection of essays Carlo Severi explores the kind of shared imagination where inanimate artifacts, from non-Western masks and ritual statuettes to paintings and sculptures in our own  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Severi; Catherine V Howard
ISBN: 0999157000 9780999157008
OCLC Number: 1082259528
Description: XXIII, 360 p. : il
Contents: On living objects and the anthropology of thought --
Primitivist empathy : intensifying the image and deciphering space --
The universe of the arts of memory --
Authorless authority : forms of authority in oral traditions --
Giving voice : when images speak --
Becoming Patroclus : funerary rituals and games in the Iliad --
The anthropology of abstract art --
Chimeric space : perception and projection --
The semblance of life : the epistemology of Western perspective --
On irrefutable hypotheses.
Responsibility: by Carlo Severi ; translated by Catherine V. Howard [y otros]


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