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Wild Thought A New Translation of "La Pensee sauvage"
ISBN: PB: 9780226413082, ISBN: HB: 9780226208015, University of Chicago Press, November 2020
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones, 19 line drawings
Perhaps the most influential anthropologist of his generation, Claude Levi-Strauss left a profound mark on the development of twentieth-century thought, equal to that of phenomenology and existentialism. Through a fertile mixture of insights gleaned...
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Jealous Potter
ISBN: PB: 9780226474823, ISBN: HB: 9780226474809, University of Chicago Press, December 1996
260 pp., 23x15 cm, 1 colour plate, 11 halftones
As Levi-Strauss freely explores the mythologies of the Americas, with occasional incursions into European and Japanese folklore, tales of sloths and squirrels interweave with discussions of Freud, Saussure, "signification", and plays by Sophocles and...
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Story of Lynx
ISBN: PB: 9780226474724, ISBN: HB: 9780226474717, University of Chicago Press, December 1996
294 pp., 23x15 cm, 4 halftones, 3 maps, 20 tables
"In olden days, in a village peopled by animal creatures, lived Wild Cat (another name for Lynx). He was old and mangy, and he was constantly scratching himself with his cane. From time to time, a young girl who lived in the same cabin would grab the...
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Naked Man Mythologiques, Volume 4
ISBN: PB: 9780226474960, University of Chicago Press, November 1990
746 pp., 23x15 cm, 39 figures
Table of Symbols Prologue Part One: Family Secrets 1. The Hidden Child 2. Foolish Women and Wise Virgins Part Two: Echo Effects Part Three: Scenes from Private Life 1. The Lewd Grandmother 2. In Death as in Life 3".... These Twin Mirrors" Part Fo...
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Origin of Table Manners Mythologiques, Volume 3
ISBN: PB: 9780226474939, University of Chicago Press, November 1990
552 pp., 23x15 cm, 8 maps and line drawings
Table of Symbols Foreword Part One: The Mystery of the Woman Cut Into Pieces 1. At the Scene of the Crime 2. A Clinging Half Part Two: From Myth to Novel 1. The Days and the Seasons 2. The Daily Round Part Three: The Canoe Journey of the Moon and...
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Raw and the Cooked Mythologiques, Volume 1
ISBN: PB: 9780226474878, University of Chicago Press, March 1983
402 pp., 23x15 cm, 4 illus.
Illustrations Table of Symbols Overture Part One: Theme and Variations 1. Bororo Song a. The Bird-Nester's Aria b. Recitative c. First Variation d. Interlude in a Discrete Mode e. Continuation of the First Variation f. Second Variation g. Coda 2. G...
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Structural Anthropology, Volume 2
ISBN: PB: 9780226474915, University of Chicago Press, February 1983
500 pp., 23x15 cm
The eighteen essays collected in this volume have been selected and ordered to give what Levi-Strauss terms "a bird's-eye view of the problems of modern ethnology". As representative examples, these essays introduce readers to the methods of structur...
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Savage Mind
ISBN: PB: 9780226474847, University of Chicago Press, September 1968
310 pp., 23x15 cm
Preface 1. The Science of the Concrete 2. The Logic of Totemic Classifications 3. Systems of Transformations 4. Totem and Caste 5. Categories, Elements, Species, Numbers 6. Universalization and Particularization 7. The Individual as a Species 8. Time...
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