Levi-Strauss, Anthropology, and Aesthetics
By (author) Boris Wiseman
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Levi-Strauss, Anthropology, and Aesthetics by Boris Wiseman
Book DescriptionIn a wide-ranging 2007 study of Claude Levi-Strauss's aesthetic thought, Boris Wiseman demonstrates not only its centrality within his oeuvre but also the importance of Levi-Strauss for contemporary aesthetic enquiry. Reconstructing the internal logic of Levi-Strauss's thinking on aesthetics, and showing how anthropological and aesthetic ideas intertwine at the most elemental levels in the elaboration of his system of thought, Wiseman demonstrates that Levi-Strauss's aesthetic theory forms an integral part of his approach to Amerindian masks, body decoration and mythology. He reveals the significance of Levi-Strauss's anthropological analysis of an 'untamed' mode of thinking (pensee sauvage) at work in totemism, classification and myth-making for his conception of art and aesthetic experience. In this way, structural anthropology is shown to lead to ethnoaesthetics. Levi-Strauss, Anthropology and Aesthetics adopts a broad-ranging approach that combines the different perspectives of anthropology, philosophy, aesthetic theory and literary criticism into an unusual and imaginative whole.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521875295
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Boris Wiseman
Introducing Levi-Strauss, Paperback (June 2014)
An Introducing Graphic Guide to the father of modern anthropology.
Levi-Strauss, Anthropology, and Aesthetics, Paperback (November 2009)
A wide-ranging 2007 study of Claude Levi-Strauss's aesthetic thought.
Cambridge Companion to Levi-Strauss, Paperback (May 2009)» View all books by Boris Wiseman
Presents a major reassessment of Levi-Strauss, the influential anthropologist regarded as a major influence on the development of structuralism.
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Author Biography - Boris Wiseman
Boris Wiseman is Lecturer in French at the University of Durham.
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