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Culture writing : literature and anthropology in the midcentury Atlantic world

Author: Tim Watson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Series: Modernist literature & culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Culture Writing argues that the period of decolonization witnessed dynamic exchanges between writers and anthropologists on both sides of the Atlantic. The book analyzes writers who engaged professionally with anthropology--Barbara Pym, Ursula Le Guin, Saul Bellow, Édouard Glissant--and anthropologists who adopted literary forms--Laura Bohannan, Michel Leiris, and Claude Lévi-Strauss"--
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Watson
ISBN: 9780190852672 0190852674 0190852690 9780190852696
OCLC Number: 1002211596
Description: xvii, 218 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: culture writing --
The anglophone Atlantic world. "Jumble sales are the same the world over": Barbara Pym and transatlantic anthropology; The sun also sets: anthropology at the end of empire in Ursula le Guin and Laura Bohannan; "Every guy has his own Africa": development and anthropology in Saul Bellow and Bessie Head --
The francophone Atlantic world. "L'ethnologue de soi-même": Édouard Glissant and francophone anthropology; Cultures in contact: memoir and ethnography in Michel Leiris --
Afterword: postcolonial anthropological literature: Amitav Ghosh and Erna Brodber.
Series Title: Modernist literature & culture.
Other Titles: Literature and anthropology in the midcentury Atlantic world
Responsibility: Tim Watson.

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