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The Ethnopoetics of Shamanism

  • Authors
  • Marcel de Lima

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 1-4
  3. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 5-50
  4. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 51-96
  5. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 97-123
  6. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 125-160
  7. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 161-208
  8. Marcel de Lima
    Pages 209-212
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 213-265

About this book

Introduction

Over the last century, Western portrayals of shamanism have changed radically toward an ethnopoetics of shamanism. While shamanic practices had long been indirectly registered by Westerners, it is only since the late nineteenth century that they have taken on symbolic import within discourses of primitivism and debates over magic and rationality.

Keywords

literature religion ethnopoetics shamanism language poetics

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