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Description - Gone Primitive by Marianna Torgovnick

In this acclaimed book, Torgovnick explores the obsessions, fears, and longings that have produced Western views of the primitive. Crossing an extraordinary range of fields (anthropology, psychology, literature, art, and popular culture), Gone Primitive will engage not just specialists but anyone who has ever worn Native American jewelry, thrilled to Indiana Jones, or considered buying an African mask. "A superb book; and--in a way that goes beyond what being good as a book usually implies--it is a kind of gift to its own culture, a guide to the perplexed. It is lucid, usually fair, laced with a certain feminist mockery and animated by some surprising sympathies."--Arthur C. Danto, New York Times Book Review

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226808321
ISBN-10: 0226808327
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 154mm x mm)
Pages: 340
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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