The Resource Representations and contradictions : ambivalence towards images, theatre, fiction, relics, and sexuality, Jack Goody

Representations and contradictions : ambivalence towards images, theatre, fiction, relics, and sexuality, Jack Goody

Label
Representations and contradictions : ambivalence towards images, theatre, fiction, relics, and sexuality
Title
Representations and contradictions
Title remainder
ambivalence towards images, theatre, fiction, relics, and sexuality
Statement of responsibility
Jack Goody
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author explores the uneven distribution of representations in human societies and at different times within the same society. He shows how prone representations are to change during and after revolutions, and explains what lies behind their absence or suppression: the widespread scarcity, for example, of figurative representation, and the decline of secular literature, between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance, and the suppression of theatre during the Reformation. Jack Goody's accessible approach to his subject will ensure that this book appeals equally to anthropologists and historians, and to all students of culture, art history and literature
Dewey number
306/.01
Index
index present
LC call number
GN357
LC item number
.G665 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Representations and contradictions : ambivalence towards images, theatre, fiction, relics, and sexuality, Jack Goody
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [271]-285) and index
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Contents
1. Representations and Cognitive Contradictions -- 2. Icons and Iconoclasm in Africa? Absence and Ambivalence -- 3. Relics and the Cognitive Contradiction of Mortal Remains and Immortal Longings -- 4. Theatre, Rites and Representations of the Other -- 5. Myth: Thoughts on its Uneven Distribution -- 6. Objections to the Novel -- 7. Representations of Sex and their Denial -- 8. Culture and Cognition
Control code
000012862393
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 293 p.
Isbn
9780631205258
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96040927
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.b18133344
System control number
  • 12862393
  • (OCoLC)35822523

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