Crying Shame (Innbundet)

Metaculture, Modernity, and the Exaggerated Death of Lament


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 296
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405169929
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: Crying Shame
Building on ethnographic fieldwork and extensive historical evidence, Crying Shame analyzes lament across thousands of years and nearly every continent.* Explores the enduring power of lament: expressing grief through crying songs, often in a collective ritual context* Draws on the author's extensive ethnographic fieldwork, and unique long-term engagement and participation in the phenomenon* Offers a startling new perspective on the nature of modernity and postmodernity* An important addition to growing literature on cultural globalization

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