The anthropology of performance : a reader

edited by Frank J. Korom

The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area. This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe the range of human expression through performance and explore its role in constructing identity and community, as well as broader processes such as globalization and transnationalism. Introduces new and advanced students to the task of studying and interpreting complex social, cultural, and political events from a performance perspective Presents performance as a convergent field of inquiry that bridges the humanities and social sciences, with a distinctive cross-cultural perspective in anthropology Demonstrates the range of human expression and meaning through performance in related fields of religious & ritual studies, folkloristics, theatre, language arts, and art & dance Explores the role of performance in constructing identity, community, and the broader processes of globalization and transnationalism Includes fascinating global case studies on a diverse range of phenomena Contributions from leading scholars examine verbal genres, ritual and drama, public spectacle, tourism, and the performances embedded in everyday selves, communities and nations

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The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area. This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe the range of human expression through performance and explore its role in constructing identity and community, as well as broader processes such as globalization and transnationalism. Introduces new and advanced students to the task of studying and interpreting complex social, cultural, and political events from a performance perspective Presents performance as a convergent field of inquiry that bridges the humanities and social sciences, with a distinctive cross-cultural perspective in anthropology Demonstrates the range of human expression and meaning through performance in related fields of religious & ritual studies, folkloristics, theatre, language arts, and art & dance Explores the role of performance in constructing identity, community, and the broader processes of globalization and transnationalism Includes fascinating global case studies on a diverse range of phenomena Contributions from leading scholars examine verbal genres, ritual and drama, public spectacle, tourism, and the performances embedded in everyday selves, communities and nations

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[目次]

  • Introduction Toward an Anthropology of Performance Frank J. Korom I. Performance in Prehistory and Antiquity 1. "Singing the Rug: Patterned Textiles and the Origins of Indo-European Metrical Poetry Anthony Tuck 2. Performance and Written Literature in Classical Greece Rosalind Thomas II. Verbal Genres of Performance 3. Playing the Dozens Roger A. Abrahams 4. The La Have Island General Store: Sociability and Verbal Art in a Nova Scotia Community R. Bauman 5. Proverbs and the Ethnography of Speaking E. O. Arewa and A. Dundes 6. Gbaya Riddles in Changing Times P. A. Noss 7. Shadows of Song: Exploring Research and Performance Strategies in Yolngu Women's Crying Songs Fiona Magowan III. Ritual, Drama, and Public Spectacle 8. Prayer as Person: The Performative Force in Navajo Prayer Acts Sam D. Gill 9. Performance and the Cultural Construction of Reality E. L. Schieffelin 10. He Should Have Worn a Sari Joyce Flueckiger 11. Representing History: Performing the Columbian Exposition R. K. Bank 12. The Palio of Siena: Performance and Process A. P. Logan IV. Performance and Politics in the Making of Communities 13. Poetry and Politics in a Transylvanian Village G. Kligman 14. The Matter of Talk: Political Performance in Bhatgaon D. Brenneis 15. Celebrating Cricket: The Symbolic Construction of Caribbean Politics F. E. Manning 16. Performing the Nation: China's Children as Little Red Pioneers T. W. Woronov V. Tourist Performances and the Global Ecumene 17. The Promise of Sonic Translation: Performing the Festive Sacred in Morocco Deborah Kapchan 18. Ethnic Tourism in Hokkaido and the Shaping of Ainu Identity Lisa Hiwasaki 19. What They Came With: Carnival and the Persistence of African Performance Aesthetics in the Diaspora Esiaba Irobi 20. Global Breakdancing and the Intercultural Body Halifu Osumare

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[目次]

  • Introduction Toward an Anthropology of Performance Frank J. Korom I. Performance in Prehistory and Antiquity 1. "Singing the Rug: Patterned Textiles and the Origins of Indo-European Metrical Poetry Anthony Tuck 2. Performance and Written Literature in Classical Greece Rosalind Thomas II. Verbal Genres of Performance 3. Playing the Dozens Roger A. Abrahams 4. The La Have Island General Store: Sociability and Verbal Art in a Nova Scotia Community R. Bauman 5. Proverbs and the Ethnography of Speaking E. O. Arewa and A. Dundes 6. Gbaya Riddles in Changing Times P. A. Noss 7. Shadows of Song: Exploring Research and Performance Strategies in Yolngu Women's Crying Songs Fiona Magowan III. Ritual, Drama, and Public Spectacle 8. Prayer as Person: The Performative Force in Navajo Prayer Acts Sam D. Gill 9. Performance and the Cultural Construction of Reality E. L. Schieffelin 10. He Should Have Worn a Sari Joyce Flueckiger 11. Representing History: Performing the Columbian Exposition R. K. Bank 12. The Palio of Siena: Performance and Process A. P. Logan IV. Performance and Politics in the Making of Communities 13. Poetry and Politics in a Transylvanian Village G. Kligman 14. The Matter of Talk: Political Performance in Bhatgaon D. Brenneis 15. Celebrating Cricket: The Symbolic Construction of Caribbean Politics F. E. Manning 16. Performing the Nation: China's Children as Little Red Pioneers T. W. Woronov V. Tourist Performances and the Global Ecumene 17. The Promise of Sonic Translation: Performing the Festive Sacred in Morocco Deborah Kapchan 18. Ethnic Tourism in Hokkaido and the Shaping of Ainu Identity Lisa Hiwasaki 19. What They Came With: Carnival and the Persistence of African Performance Aesthetics in the Diaspora Esiaba Irobi 20. Global Breakdancing and the Intercultural Body Halifu Osumare

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書名 The anthropology of performance : a reader
著作者等 Korom, Frank J.
シリーズ名 Blackwell anthologies in social and cultural anthropology
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons
刊行年月 2013
ページ数 viii, 296 p.
大きさ 25 cm
ISBN 9781118323991
9781118323984
NCID BB11683052
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
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