The origin of table manners

Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by John and Doreen Weightman

""The Origin of Table Manners" is the third volume of a tetralogy devoted to American Indian mythology. Unlike the first two volumes ("The Raw and the Cooked, From Honey to Ashes"), which are devoted to South American myths, the present one establishes relations with North America, which is the subject of the fourth ("The Naked Man"). . . . In the course of the analysis, the myths link up with ideas of more general interest. Thus, we find discussions of numeration, of morals, and of the origin of the novel. . . . "The Origin of Table Manners" is thus of special interest to students of American Indian mythology, although it contains ideas of interest to other fields and even to the general reader."--Daniel C. Raffalovich, "American Anthropologist " "An immense anthropological erudition is here wielded by one of the world's finest minds, and the myths themselves have never been taken more seriously. . . . [Levi-Strauss] raises issues and then resolves them with the suspenseful cunning of a mystery novelist."--John Updike, "New Yorker "

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書名 The origin of table manners
著作者等 Lévi-Strauss, Claude
Weightman, Doreen
Weightman, John
Levi-Strauss C.
書名別名 Origines des manières de table
シリーズ名 Mythologiques
出版元 University of Chicago Press
刊行年月 1990
版表示 2
ページ数 551 p.
大きさ 21 cm
ISBN 0226474933
NCID BA12943275
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言語 英語
原文言語 フランス語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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