The Time at Darwin's Reef: Poetic Explorations in Anthropology and History

The Time at Darwin's Reef: Poetic Explorations in Anthropology and History

by Ivan Brady

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ISBN-13: 9780759116368
Publisher: AltaMira Press
Publication date: 01/21/2003
Series: Ethnographic Alternatives , #12
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 161
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Ivan Brady is Distinguished Teaching Professor and chair of anthropology at the State University of New York at Oswego. A former president of the Society for Humanistic Anthropology, his special interests include Mexican and Pacific Island ethnography, ethnopoetics, semiotics, and the philosophy of science. He is the editor of Anthropological Poetics (1991), and his poetry has appeared in numerous books and journals.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 I. Gateway
Chapter 3 Alone on the Bayou
Chapter 4 Sea Cream
Chapter 5 Escultura Coral (Watercolor)
Chapter 6 Diving in Desecheo
Chapter 7 II. Mythics
Chapter 8 They Knew Places Where
Chapter 9 Fale Tapu
Chapter 10 The Spring
Chapter 11 Fire Knees (Or, Not Eating Raoul)
Chapter 12 Gilbertese Warrior
Chapter 13 When You Were Here
Chapter 14 Foot Queries
Chapter 15 Predator
Chapter 16 Jaguar
Chapter 17 Spot of the Cat
Chapter 18 Archaeology?
Chapter 19 Yellowmouth Moon
Chapter 20 Some Moon (Watercolor)
Chapter 21 Translated Text
Chapter 22 Wiccan Moon Water
Chapter 23 Sulphur
Chapter 24 A Gift of the Journey
Chapter 25 III. History in Pieces
Chapter 26 The Passing of Monica Harmon
Chapter 27 Midnight Swim
Chapter 28 Letter from Laurie
Chapter 29 Island Chains
Chapter 30 The Equation
Chapter 31 Journal Entry
Chapter 32 Hukulika Island
Chapter 33 Proem for the Queen of Spain
Chapter 34 Para Donde Vas
Chapter 35 Sunstone (Watercolor)
Chapter 36 Shipwreck
Chapter 37 Dead Painting
Chapter 38 IV. Shades of Science
Chapter 39 Darwin's Reef (Watercolor)
Chapter 40 The Time at Darwin's Reef
Chapter 41 Dolphins in the Desert
Chapter 42 The Cage of Air
Chapter 43 The Shape of Time
Chapter 44 Fresh Wind
Chapter 45 Cannibal-ism
Chapter 46 Behaviorism
Chapter 47 Memory Sweep
Chapter 48 V. Self and Other
Chapter 49 Port of Call
Chapter 50 Resistance Failed
Chapter 51 Fieldwork Pastiche
Chapter 52 Border Work
Chapter 53 Combate Beach
Chapter 54 Pueblo Canyon
Chapter 55 Dance Plan (Watercolor)
Chapter 56 Bones of the Moon
Chapter 57 The Visitor
Chapter 58 Waterfront Dream
Chapter 59 VI. Semiotica
Chapter 60 Tattoo
Chapter 61 Mojave Codes
Chapter 62 Tahitian Flower
Chapter 63 Tramp Steamer
Chapter 64 Festival
Chapter 65 Nosferatu Rising
Chapter 66 Killing Death
Chapter 67 My Friend Henry
Chapter 68 St. Patrick's Day
Chapter 69 Show Me a Sign
Chapter 70 Torn Shawl
Chapter 71 Pipers
Chapter 72 Deep Ideas
Chapter 73 The Place List
Chapter 74 The Date List
Chapter 75 Notes on the Author / Notes on the Artist

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