Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture (BOK)

Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture (BOK)

Burt Feintuch

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Group. Art. Text. Genre. Performance. Context. Tradition. Identity. No matter where we are - in academic institutions, in cultural agencies, at home, or in a casual conversation - these are words we use when we talk about creative expression in its cultural contexts. "Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture" is a thoughtful, interdisciplinary examination of the keywords that are integral to the formulation of ideas about the diversity of human creativity, presented as a set of essays by leading folklorists. Many of us use these eight words every day. We think with them. We teach with them. Much of contemporary scholarship rests on their meanings and implications. They form a significant part of a set of conversations extending through centuries of thought about creativity, meaning, beauty, local knowledge, values, and community. Their natural habitats range across scholarly disciplines from anthropology and folklore to literary and cultural studies and provide the framework for other fields of practice and performance as well. "Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture" is a much-needed study of keywords that are frequently used but not easily explained. Anchored by Burt Feintuch's cogent introduction, the book features essays by Dorothy Noyes, Gerald L. Pocius, Jeff Todd Titon, Trudier Harris, Deborah A. Kapchan, Mary Hufford, Henry Glassie, and Roger D. Abrahams.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2003 Forfatter Burt Feintuch
Forlag
Marston Book DMARSTO Orphans
ISBN 9780252071096
Antall sider 248 Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Burt Feintuch