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Dramas, Fields and Metaphors : Symbolic Action in Human Society - 75 edition

Dramas, Fields and Metaphors : Symbolic Action in Human Society (ISBN10: 0801491517; ISBN13: 9780801491511)
ISBN13: 978-0801491511
ISBN10: 0801491517

Summary: In this book, Victor Turner is concerned with various kinds of social actions and how they relate to, and come to acquire meaning through, metaphors and paradigms in their actors' minds; how in certain circumstances new forms, new metaphors, new paradigms are generated. To describe and clarify these processes, he ranges widely in history and geography: from ancient society through the medieval period to modern revolutions, and over India, Africa, Europe, China, and Meso-America. Two ...show morechapters, which illustrate religious paradigms and political action, explore in detail the confrontation between Henry II and Thomas Becket and between Hidalgo, the Mexican liberator, and his former friends. Other essays deal with long-term religious processes, such as the Christian pilgrimage in Europe and the emergence of anti-caste movements in India. Finally, he directs his attention to other social phenomena such as transitional and marginal groups, hippies, and dissident religious sects, showing that in the very process of dying they give rise to new forms of social structure or revitalized versions of the old order. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 75
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Published: 10/01/1975
International: No



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