Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire

Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire[Read] ➳ Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire Author Vincent Crapanzano – Heartforum.co.uk A distinguished anthropologist and a creative force behind postmodern writing in his field, Vincent Crapanzano here focuses his considerable critical powers upon his own culture In essays that questio A distinguished anthropologist and a creative and Hamlet's Kindle Ô force behind postmodern writing in his field, Vincent Crapanzano here focuses his considerable critical powers upon his own culture In essays that question how the human sciences, particularly anthropology and psychoanalysis, articulate their fields of study, Crapanzano addresses nothing less than the enormous problem of defining the self in both its individual and collective projectionsTreating Hermes' Dilemma MOBI :Ä subjects as diverse as Roman carnivals and Balinese cockfights, circumcision, dreaming, and spirit possession in Morocco, transference in psychoanalysis, self characterization in teenage girls gossip, Alice in Wonderland, and Jane Austen s Emma, dialogue models in hermeneutics, and semantic vertigo in Hamlet s Elsinore, these essays look critically at the inner workings of interpretation in human sciences and literary study In modern Dilemma and Hamlet's ePUB ✓ Western culture s attempts to interpret and communicate the nature of other cultures, Crapanzano finds a crippling crisis in representation He shows how the quest for knowledge of exotic and primitive people is often confused with an unexamined need for self definition, and he sets forth the resulting interpretive paradoxes, particularly the suppression of any awareness of the play of power and desire in such an approach What is missing from contemporary theories of interpretation is, in Crapanzano s account, a crucial understanding of the role context plays in any act of communication or its representation in interpretation itself.

Vincent Crapanzano Dist Prof, Anthropology and and Hamlet's Kindle Ô Comparative Literature, City University of New York graduated from the Ecole Internationale in Geneva, received his BA in philosophy from Harvard, and his PhD in anthropology from Columbia University He has taught at Princeton, Harvard, the University of Chicago, the University of Paris, the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, the University Hermes' Dilemma MOBI :Ä of Brasilia, and the University of Cape Town He has lectured in major universities in North and South America, Europe, Hong Kong, and South Africa.

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  • Paperback
  • 400 pages
  • Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire
  • Vincent Crapanzano
  • 10 February 2019
  • 0674389816

10 thoughts on “Hermes' Dilemma and Hamlet's Desire

  1. Steven says:

    No way to resist a title such as this Muchhere than one read through can absorb Fascinating range of topics, particularly on how the self is represented and interpreted A lot of the writing is pedantic He loves to use in the know terminology and that makes it particularly difficult reading But with some work you can find some unique analyses of literature as he brings the disciplines of anthropology, psychology, and philosophy to bear, ultimately, on Hamlet Where else can you find No way to resist a title such as this Muchhere than one read through can absorb Fascinating range of topics, particularly on how the self is represented and interpreted A lot of the writing is pedantic He loves to use in the know terminology and that makes it particularly difficult reading But with some work you can find some unique analyses of literature as he brings the disciplines of anthropology, psychology, and philosophy to bear, ultimately, on Hamlet Where else can you find Freud, Nietzsche, Shakespeare, Ovid, Jane Austen, and Lewis Carroll all in one place Also has a great section on Mircea Eliade s interpretation of myth

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