Critics against culture : anthropological observers of mass society /
by Handler, Richard.Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2005Description: xii, 224 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0299213706 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Anthropologists' writings | Ethnology -- HistoryOnline resources: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Table of contents only
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-219) and index.
Introduction: Critics, teachers, observers -- Individualism inside out : Tocqueville's Democracy in America -- The dainty and the hungry man : literature and anthropology in the work of Edward Sapir -- Antiromantic romanticism : Sapir's critique of American individualism -- Vigorous male and aspiring female : poetry, personality, and culture in Edward Sapir and Ruth Benedict -- Ruth Benedict and the modernist sensibility -- American culture in the world : Margaret Mead's And keep your powder dry -- Critics against culture : Jules Henry, Richard Hoggart, and the tragicomedy of mass society -- Raymond Williams, George Stocking, and fin-de-siecle U.S. anthropology.