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The story of Lynx

The story of Lynx

Author: Claude Lévi-Strauss
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this wide-ranging work, the master of structural anthropology considers the many variations in a story that occurs in both North and South America, but especially among the Salish-speaking peoples of the Northwest Coast. He also shows how centuries of contract with Europeans have altered the tales. Levi-Strauss focuses on the opposition between Wild Cat and Coyote to explore the meaning and uses of gemellarity,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lévi-Strauss, Claude.
Story of Lynx.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1995
(DLC) 94034811
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Lévi-Strauss
OCLC Number: 1036876976
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 276 pages : illustrations, maps
Other Titles: Histoire de Lynx.
Responsibility: Claude Levi-Strauss ; translated by Catherine Tihanyi.
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This analysis of the mythology of American Indians considers the many variations in a specific story that occur in both North and South America, but especially along the Northwest Coast. The author  Read more...


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