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Writing Culture

The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography (A School of American Research Advanced Seminar)

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Methodology,
  • Authorship,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Congresses,
  • Ethnology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames Clifford (Editor), George E. Marcus (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7709084M
    ISBN 100520057295
    ISBN 109780520057296

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    Writing is a medium of human communication that involves the representation of a language with symbols. While not all languages utilize a writing system, those with systems of inscriptions can complement and extend capacities of spoken language by enabling the creation of durable forms of speech that can be transmitted across space (e.g., correspondence) and stored over time (e.g., .   About the Author Marianne Hirsch is a professor of comparative literature and gender studies at Columbia University. Her most recent books are, with Leo Spitzer, Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory and, with Nancy K. Miller, Rites of Return: Diaspora Poetics and the Politics of of this book's chapters were written with Leo Spitzer, who is also the .


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Writing Culture argues that ethnography is in the midst of a political and epistemological crisis: Western writers no longer portray non-Western peoples with unchallenged authority; the process of cultural representation is now inescapably contingent, historical, and contestable.

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Writing Culture enthusiastically advocated experimental forms of writing, and offered some samples of what a postmodern ethnography could look like.

True to form, some essays are not very convincing, and are not that revolutionary in stylistic terms in the first place/5(5). The Writing Culture Debate. Although Writing Culture was to give rise to multifaceted debates on reflexivity, objectivity, epistemology, culture, ethnography of the world system, and the politics of representation, the text itself primarily dealt with the poetics of ethnography, largely sidelining political and epistemological matters.

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