Gone primitive : savage intellects, modern lives / Marianna Torgovnick.

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Edition
  • Pbk. ed.
Published
  • Chicago : University of Chicago Press 1991, ©1990
Physical description
xi, 328 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 0226808327
  • 9780226808321
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • 1. Going primitive : Defining the primitive / reimagining modernity ; Taking Tarzan seriously -- 2. Making primitive objects high art : "But is it art?" ; The politics of Roger Fry's Vision and design ; The many obsessions of Michel Leiris ; William Rubin and the dynamics of primitivism -- 3. Engendering the primitive : Traveling with Conrad ; "Oh, Mexico!": D.H. Lawrence's The plumed serpent -- 4. Mapping the site of transcendental homelessness : Adventurers ; Entering Freud's study ; Remembering with Levi-Strauss -- 5. Gone primitive : Physicality.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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