The Resource Crying shame : metaculture, modernity, and the exaggerated death of lament, James M. Wilce

Crying shame : metaculture, modernity, and the exaggerated death of lament, James M. Wilce

Label
Crying shame : metaculture, modernity, and the exaggerated death of lament
Title
Crying shame
Title remainder
metaculture, modernity, and the exaggerated death of lament
Statement of responsibility
James M. Wilce
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Building on ethnographic fieldwork and extensive historical evidence, Crying Shame analyzes lament across thousands of years and nearly every continent.; Explores the enduring power of lament: expressing grief through crying songs, often in a collective ritual context.; Draws on the author's extensive ethnographic fieldwork, and unique long-term engagement and participation in the phenomenon.; Offers a startling new perspective on the nature of modernity and postmodernity.; An important addition to growing literature on cultural globalization
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
393/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT3390
LC item number
.W56 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Crying shame : metaculture, modernity, and the exaggerated death of lament, James M. Wilce
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 222-252) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- For crying out loud : what is lament anyway? -- Lament and emotion -- Antiquity, metaculture, and the control of lament -- Cultural amnesia and the objectification of lament in Bangladesh -- Modern transformations -- How shame spreads in modernity -- Crying backward : primitivist representations of lament -- Mourning becomes the electron's age : lamenting modernity(ies) -- Lament's (post)modern vertigo : floating in a deterritorialized media sea -- Lament in a postmodern world of "revivals" -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn351551773
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 274 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444306248
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
  • 10.1002/9781444306248
  • 9786612026324
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
202632
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35705802
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)351551773
  • pebcs1444306243
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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