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by Eric Hirsch,Alfred Gell

  • ISBN: 0485196603
  • Author: Eric Hirsch,Alfred Gell
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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (February 1, 1999)
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Alfred Gell, Eric Hirsch. The Art of Anthropology collects together the most influential of Gell's writings, which span the past two decades, with a new introductory chapter written by Gell. The essays vividly demonstrate Gell's theoretical and empirical interests and his distinctive contribution to several key areas of current anthropological enquiry. A central theme of the essays is Gel's highly original exploration of diagrammatic imagery as the site where social relations and cognitive processes converge and crystallise.

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Press London, UK lntroduction and text Simeran Ge11 2006 Foreword Eric Hirsch 2006 All rights reserved. No part of this pub1ication may be reproduced in any form or by any means without the written permission of Berg.

In his 1998 book Art and Agency, Gell formulated an influential theory of art based on abductive reasoning. 1999 The Art of Anthropology: Essays and Diagrams. Gell argues that 'art in general (although his attention focuses on visual artifacts, like the prows of the boats of the Trobriand islands) acts on its users, . achieves agency, through a sort of technical virtuosity. E. Hirsch, ed. London: Athlone. Alfred Gell (1945–1997). American Anthropologist, Mar, Vol. 101, No. 1: 152-155.

The Art of Anthropology collects together the most influential of Gell's writings, which span the past two decades, with a new introductory chapter written by Gell.

Similar books and articles. Strathernograms, or, the Semiotics of Mixed Metaphors. The Anthropology of Time: Cultural Constructions of Temporal Maps and Images. Alfred Gell - 1992 - Berg. Brahman and Person: Essays. Alfred Gell - 1999 - In Alfred Gell & Eric Hirsch (ed., The Art of Anthropology: Essays and Diagrams. Richard De Smet - 2009 - Motilal Banarsidass Publishers. Diagrams as Tools for Scientific Reasoning. Ethnographica Moralia: Experiments in Interpretive Anthropology. Neni K. Panourgia & George E. Marcus (ed.

SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY by E. EVANS-PRITCHARD Profesior of Social Anthropology LONDON : and Fellow of All . EVANS-PRITCHARD Profesior of Social Anthropology LONDON : and Fellow of All Souls C. .The Anthropology of Art: A Reader (Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology). Morphy, The Anthropology of Art 1405105615 1 pretoc Final Proof page 1 The Anthropology of Art . 2. Report "The Art of Anthropology: Essays and Diagrams (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology)".

This work collects together the most influential of Gell's writings with a new introductory chapter written by Gell. The essays vividly demonstrate Gell's theoretical and empirical interests and his distinctive contribution to several key areas of current anthropological enquiry. A central theme of the essays is Gel's highly original exploration of diagrammatic imagery as the site where social relations and cognitive processes converge and crystallise. Gell tracks this imagery across studies of tribal market transactions, dance forms, the iconicity of language and his most recent and groundbreaking analyses of artworks.

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