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Literary Anthropology

A new interdisciplinary approach to people, signs and literature

Literary Anthropology by Fernando Poyatos
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The traditional gulf between the theory and practice of literature and the various areas subjoined under anthropology has hindered the development of some very fruitful perspectives in the realm of poetics and the general theory of literature (particularly in its narrative forms). Poyatos' initial idea of literary anthropology as the study of people and their cultural manifestations through their national literatures - without doubt the richest source of documentation of human life-styles and the most advanced form of our projection in time and space and of communicating with contemporary and future generations - has been enriched by the thoughts of a multi-cultural group of scholars from both anthropology and literature who at a first symposium on the subject attempted to define this area leaving the way open to many more research possibilities.
John Benjamins Publishing Company; January 1988
376 pages; ISBN 9789027275080
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Title: Literary Anthropology
Author: Fernando Poyatos
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