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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.
Chapter 1.16: Anthropology and Literature
Anthropology and Literature
There are several ways to approach the relationship between anthropology and literature. Of these, the most common are perhaps the four following.
First, one can look at the anthropology of literature, broadly speaking the study of the production and consumption of literature, texts, both written and oral: Who are the producers of these texts and under what circumstances are they ...