The Raw and the Cooked / Edition 1

The Raw and the Cooked / Edition 1

by Claude Levi-Strauss
     
 

"Lévi-Strauss is a French savant par excellence, a man of extraordinary sensitivity and human wisdom . . . a deliberate stylist with profound convictions and convincing arguments. . . . [The Raw and the Cooked] adds yet another chapter to the tireless quest for a scientifically accurate, esthetically viable, and philosophically relevant cultural

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"Lévi-Strauss is a French savant par excellence, a man of extraordinary sensitivity and human wisdom . . . a deliberate stylist with profound convictions and convincing arguments. . . . [The Raw and the Cooked] adds yet another chapter to the tireless quest for a scientifically accurate, esthetically viable, and philosophically relevant cultural anthropology. . . . [It is] indispensable reading."—Natural History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226474878
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
03/15/1983
Series:
Mythologiques Series, #1
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
387
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.09(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations
Table of Symbols
Overture
Part One - Theme and Variations
1. Bororo Song a. The Bird-Nester's Aria b. Recitative c. First Variation d. Interlude in a Discrete Mode e. Continuation of the First Variation f. Second Variation g. Coda
2. Ge Variations a. First Variation b. Second Variation c. Third Variation d. Fourth Variation e. Fifth Variation f. Sixth Variation g. Recitative
Part Two
1. The "Good Manners" Sonata a. The Profession of Indifference b. Caititu Rondo c. Childish Civility d. Suppressed Laughter
2. A Short Symphony a. First Movement: Ge b. Second Movement: Bororo c. Third Movement: Tupi
Part Three
1. Fugue of the Five Senses
2. The Opossum's Cantata a. The Opossum's Solo b. Rondo c. Second Solo d. Concluding Aria: Fire and Water
Part Four - Well-Tempered Astronomy
1. Three-Part Inventions
2. Double Inverted Canon
3. Toccata and Fugue a. The Pleiades b. The Rainbow
4. Chromatic Piece
Part Five - Rustic Symphony in Three Movements
1. Divertissement on a Folk Theme
2. Bird Chorus
3. The Wedding
Bestiary
Bibliography
Index of Myths a. By Number Order and Subject b. By Tribe
General Index

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