Re: Modifying the Body (Was Mutilations, Tattos, etc.)

John McCreery (jlm@TWICS.COM)
Sat, 27 Jul 1996 22:57:11 +0900

>In a message dated 96-07-17 11:14:22 EDT, jlm@TWICS.COM (John McCreery)
>> Jim Fernandez' culture as an n-dimensional space
>Could you send me a citation for this? It sounds like an interesting
>concept, but I haven't run across it before.
>Kate Gillogly

See "Persuasions and Performances: Of the Beast in EVery Body and the
Metaphors of Everyman" and "The Mission of Metaphor in Expressive Culture"
in James W. Fernandez, 1986, Persuasions and Performances:The Play of
Tropes in Cultures. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Also, should you be interested. John McCreery, 1990, "Why don't we see some
real money here?: Offerings in Chinese religion" Journal of Chinese
Religion, No. 18.

John McCreery
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"And the Lord said unto Cyrus, 'Shall the clay say to him who moldest it,
what makest thou? Let the potsherd of the earth speak to the potsherd of
the earth." --An anthropologist's credo