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D DAY Through German Eyes 2 eO no one 1 Conceivably the uestion might be asked what isthnography If not a new object then it Is Certainly Looked At In certainly looked at in ways Ethnography is changing and diverse Clifford states it best when he says that thnography is actively situated between powerful systems of meaning It poses its uestions at the boundaries of civilizations cultures classes races and genders Ethnography decodes and recodes telling the grounds of collective order and diversity inclusion and xclusion It describes processes of innovation and structuration and is itself part of the processes 2 3 Because this is a complex interdisciplinary area the Democratic Art essays take on various tenets Eachssay takes intense reading and reflection with some getting across their point better than others I found the ssay by Stephen A Tyler of much interest because his presentation Flows Gracefully From One Idea To The gracefully from one idea to the Tyler believes there is the possible world of common sense and the impossible world of science and politics He compares thics thos to sayinghearing science idos as seeingshowing and politics pathos as doingcting These are great allegories that respectively create the discourses of value representation and work The uestion is then asked is Codependent Forevermore: The Invention of Self in a Twelve Step Group ethnographythics Tyler makes the bold claim that Conscience and Memory: Meditations in a Museum of the Holocaust ethnography is a superordinate discourse to which all other discourses are relativized and in which they find their meaning and justification Ethnography s superordination is the conseuence of its imperfection Neither self perfecting in the manner of scientific discourse nor totalizing in the manner of political discourse it is defined neither by a flexive attention to its own rules nor by the performative instrumentality of those rules Defined neither by form nor by relation to anxternal object it produces no idealizations of form and performance no fictionalized realities or realities fictionalized Its transcendence is not that of a meta language of a language superior by means of its greater form nor that of a unity created by synthesis and sublation nor of praxis and practical application Transcendent then neither by theory nor by practice nor by their synthesis it describes no knowledge and produces no action It transcends instead by Conscience and Memory evoking what cannot be known discursively or performed perfectly though all know it as if discursively and perform it as if perfectly 123 The key then to understanding howthnography is written is by how and what it Pansy Vol. 6 evokes Evoking in the reader ofthnography uestions than are answers is likely the very reason the author writes as he writes Tyler declares that because post modern Edible Memory: The Lure of Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Forgotten Foods ethnography privileges discourse over text it foregrounds dialogue as opposed to monologue andmphasizes the cooperative and collaborative nature of the thnographic situation in contrast to "THE IDEOLOGY OF THE TRANSCENDENTAL OBSERVER 126TYLER S ESSAY " ideology of the transcendental observer 126Tyler s ssay further and gives us an Education in a New Society excellent history ofthnography He describes the different periods and the stance that Education in a New Society: Renewing the Sociology of Education ethnography held during that period to contrast with what post modernthnography is To Tyler post modern thnography is an occult document it is nigmatic paradoxical and The Baby Swap Miracle esoteric conjunction of reality and fantasy thatvokes the constructed simultaneity we know as naive realism is a return to the idea of aesthetic integration as therapy once captured in the sense of Proto Indo European ar way of being orderly and harmonious arrangement as parts of a whole an object of meditation that provokes a rupture with the commonsense world and vokes an aesthetic integration whose therapeutic ffect is worked out in the restoration of the commonsense world aims not to foster the growth of knowledge but to restructure xperience 134 135 This volume of ssays focus on textual theory and form. He and Catlin to Malinowski Evans Pritchard and Le Roy Ladurie showing the persistence of allegorial patterns and rhetorical tropes They assess recent xperimental trends and xplore the functions of orality Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation ethnicity and power inthnographic composition Writing Culture argues that Gender Justice ethnography is in the midst of a political andpistemological crisis Western writers no longer portray Writing Culture The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography A School of American Research advanced seminar by James Clifford 1986 If you like post modernism in anthropology this is the book for you This is in a way what started a revolution in Generations and Collective Memory ethnographic writing and there are some very useful comments ideas and good critiue onthnographic in there However there are many gaps in the way authors present their arguments and the authors seem to reject all ideas xept their own and I find it often to arrogant An ok book I think I read this book ten years ago it was a little old then and book ten years ago it was a little ven then and m reading it again now It is still totally applicable to a variety of disciplines that represent Others and I m concerned here specifically with Buddhist studies which seems to have ignored the political issues of representation What allegories do we nact what fears do we project what nostalgia do we inscribe as we lay claim to the authoritative version of Buddhist histories But I blather This book rocks and it s still ahead of its time 22 years later Liked it but not in a couldn t put it down sort of way Read for a class on thnography but useful for clarifying critical thought generally Enough went over my head that I ll have to return when I m smarter Post mods really do have it out for feminist I find myself with mixed feelings at the Guitar Makers: The Endurance of Artisanal Values in North America end of this book Some of thessays within this book I found to be incredibly God's Choice: The Total World of a Fundamentalist Christian School entertaining and accesible Others however were unfortunately uite beyond me This unfortunately dampened my ability to appreciate their work Of thessays which I was able to follow Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets (Paper)) easily I did find they presented interesting perspectives Especially the links betweenthnographic writing and arlier forms of travelogues The critiue of Clifford Geertz s Balinese Cockfight was also good When I first read that during an anthropological theory class I missed many of the critical readings So this book did highlight many features of thnography which I had previously missed as well as covering a few points I had some grasp over Easily the worst book I have ver had to suffer through Half baked pretentious nonsense My copy is full of penciled in anger in the margins As much as I loved this book and have relied on it during my schooling I think I can now say I am done with the intellectual hand wringing done within the discipline of Anthropology Ethnography is a tough undertaking we will necessarily do a violence to our subjects but we aren t on the veranda any If we ngage our subjects as Foraging for Survival euals if we don t writed in that staid tired way then the discourse in our field grows and moves us forward to learning a bit about those we study with and amongst Clifford James George E Marcusditors WRITING CULTURE The Poetics and Politics of Ethnography Berkeley University of California Press 1986 Between the introduction by James Clifford and the afterword piece by George E Marcus Writing Culture is an impressive undertaking by seven authorities in various fields of academic Fragments endeavor Thessays produced were a result of intensive discussions held at the School of American Research in Sante Fe New Mexico in 1984 The Foundations of Tropical Forest Biology: Classic Papers with Commentaries essays are revised versions of working papers presented at the Sante Fe seminar The general purpose of the seminar was to focus on the making ofthnography texts Of the nine contributors seven have background in anthropology one in history and one in literary studies By attempting textual and literary analyses the ssays seek to xamine the past of cultural anthropology and thereby project the future of xperimental workClifford uses in his introduction a pivotal uote from Roland Barthes Jeunes Chercheurs The last sentence in this uote states that Interdisciplinarity consists in creating a new object that belongs In these new ssays a group of xperienced thnographers a literary critic and a historian of anthropology all known for advanced analytic work on One Ticket To Texas ethnographic writing placethnography at the center of a new intersection of social history interpretive anthropology travel writing discourse theory and textual criticismThe authors analyze classic xamples of cultural description from Goet.

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Within the discipline of anthropology The authors have grappled with the predicament of post modern fragmentation and global hegemony Marcus in his ssay suggests that thnography is writing that spans the two disciplines of anthropology and sociology He claims that the body "of ideas that authoritatively unify a field is in disarray 166 Mary Louise Pratt the only female " ideas that authoritatively unify a field is in disarray 166 Mary Louise Pratt the only female investigates the History Of Travel Writing And of travel writing and s arlier discursive traditions She discusses the ffects of personal narrative along side with objectifying description in thnography writing One source by Florinda Donner Black British Cultural Studies: A Reader entitled Shabano A True Adventure in the Remote and Magical Heart of the South American Jungle provided ample material to reinforce Pratt sxamination of travel writingVincent Crapanzano looks at how the Gypsy World: The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead ethnographer tries to make his message convincing Crapanzano uses threexamples in George Catlin s account of the Mandan Indians O Kee Pa ceremony Johann Wolfgang von Goethe s description of the Roman carnival in his Italienische Reise and Clifford Geertz s study of a Balinese cockfight The strategies used to convince the readers on the truth of the Bryozoan Evolution events include thethnographer s authority Crisis and Continuity at the Abbasid Court: Formal and Informal Politics in the Caliphate of Al-Muqtadir (295-320/908-32) established by being there and device tostablish the validity of the work He claims that i n all three instances the Silvers Edge events described are subverted by the transcending stories in which they are cast They are sacrificed to their rhetorical function in a literary discourse that is far removed from the indigenous discourse of their occurance 76 Renato Rosaldo alsoxplores the use and abuse of authority and descriptive rhetoric by the analyses of two works one by EE Pritchard called The Nuer and the other by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie called Montaillou These works represent the use of pastoralism and the domination of the thnographer over the natives in the guise of the inuisitor and the field workerJames Clifford takes the stance that thnographic writing is allegorical at the level both of its content what it says about cultures and their histories and of its form what is implied by its mode of textualization 98 There needs to be a recognition of allegory that is manifest not hiddenOnly then i f we are condemned to tell stories we cannot control may we not at least tell stories we believe to be true 121 Tasal Asad Going Berserk exposes the ineuality of languages in hisssay The Concept of Cultural Translation Language uncovers the breach between the dominated and the dominant societiesMichael MJ Fischer takes a multicultural position wherein thnicity is a deeply rooted motional component of identity 195 He feels that anthropological cultural criticism ought to be about a dialectical or two directional journey Come Hell or High Water: Feminism and the Legacy of Armed Conflict in Central America examining the realities of both sides of cultural differences so that they may mutually uestionach other and thereby generated a realistic image of human possibilities and a self confidence for the Autobiography and Other Writings explorer grounded in comparative understanding rather thanthnocentrism 217 Ethnography is cultural critiue to FischerPaul Rabinow uses a variety of sources which includes the writing of Michel Foucault to get beyond pistemology and into interpretative communities power relations and thics He outlines the Unbeatable Mind (3rd Edition): Forge Resiliency and Mental Toughness to Succeed at an Elite Level (English Edition) eBook: Mark Divine: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. elements of the discourses and practice of modern representation and the relationship to politicsThesessays have opened the crevice of cultural criticism wider As Clifford aptly puts it in his xcellent introduction the intent of the ssays has been to dislodge the ground from which persons and groups securely represent others A conceptual shift tectonic in it s implications has taken place We ground things now on a moving Apocalyptic Cartography: Thematic Maps and the End of the World in a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript earth 22 This is not to say that all is lost in utter confusion but that the future holdsxciting possibilitie. On Western peoples with unchallenged authority; the process of cultural representation is now inescapably contingent historical and contestable The ssays in this volume help us imagine a fully dialectical thnography acting powerfully in the postmodern world system They challenge all writers in the humanities and social sciences to rethink the poetics and politics of cultural invention. ,
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