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Writing Anthropologists, Sounding Primitives offers a contribution to the history of anthropology by synthesizing and applying insights from the history of writing, sound studies, and intermediality studies to poetry and scholarship produced by early twentieth-century U.S.-American cultural anthropologists.
 

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  1. | "Copyright Page"
  2. pp. 5-9
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  1. | "Table of Contents"
  2. pp. 10-11
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  1. | "List of Illustrations"
  2. pp. 12-13
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  1. | "Series Editors' Introduction"
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  1. | "Acknowledgments"
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  1. | "Editorial Note on Archival Sources"
  2. pp. 18-21
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  1. | "Introduction: Poets, Anthropologists, Primitives"
  2. pp. 22-47
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  1. | "1. Of Mumbling Melody, Soft Singing, and Slow Speech: Constructions of Sonic Otherness in the Poetry of Edward Sapir"
  2. pp. 48-101
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  1. | "2. On Alternating Sounds: Musical Alterities in Sapir's Poetry and Critical Writings"
  2. pp. 102-159
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  1. | "3. "For You Have Given Me Speech!": Gifted Literates, Illiterate Primitives, and Margaret Mead"
  2. pp. 160-205
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  1. | "4. Toward Unnerving the Us: The Poetry and Scholarship of Ruth Benedict"
  2. pp. 206-247
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  1. | "Conclusion: Cultural and Media Evolutionism in Boasian Anthropology and Beyond"
  2. pp. 248-257
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  1. + "Appendix: The Complete Poetry of Edward Sapir, Ruth\r\nBenedict, and Margaret Mead"
  2. pp. 257-258
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  1. | "The Poetry of Edward Sapir"
  2. pp. 258-296
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  1. | "The Poetry of Ruth Benedict"
  2. pp. 297-307
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  1. | "The Poetry of Margaret Mead"
  2. pp. 308-319
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  1. | "Notes"
  2. pp. 320-365
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  1. | "Bibliography"
  2. pp. 366-405
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  1. | "Index"
  2. pp. 406-429
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781496227546
Related ISBN
9781496226082
MARC Record
OCLC
1257702925
Pages
462
Launched on MUSE
2021-06-28
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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