Jane Austen and the Fiction of Culture: An Essay on the Narration of Social Realities

Jane Austen and the Fiction of Culture: An Essay on the Narration of Social Realities

by Richard Handler, Daniel Segal

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816511716
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 09/01/1990
Series: Anthropology of Form and Meaning Series
Pages: 175
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Richard Handler is professor of anthropology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and is author of Nationalism and the Politics of Culture in Quebec. Daniel Segal is professor of anthropology at Pitzer College, Claremont, California.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 A World of Marriage Chapter 3 The Natural, the Civil, and the Unnatural Chapter 4 Family, Connections, and Incest Chapter 5 Hierarchies of Choice Chapter 6 Courting Exchanges and Alter-Cultural Marriages Chapter 7 Creative Dance and the Problem of Theatricality Chapter 8 Narrating Multiple Realities Chapter 9 Dialogue and Translation Chapter 10 But What, Then, of Reality?

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