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2 edition of Return to laughter. found in the catalog.

Return to laughter.

Elenore Smith Bowen

Return to laughter.

by Elenore Smith Bowen

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Africa, West -- Social life and customs,
  • Africa, West -- Social life & customs

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT500 .B6 1954a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p.
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14294330M
    LC Control Number55006566

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Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library) Paperback – February 20, by Elenore Smith Bowen (Author) › Visit Amazon's Elenore Smith Bowen Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Return to laughter. book search results Cited by: Return to Laughter book. Read 41 reviews from the world was an American cultural anthropologist best known for her article, "Shakespeare in the Bush." Bohannan also wrote two books during the s, Tiv Economy, with her husband, and Return to Laughter, a novel.

These works were based on her travels and work in Africa between and /5. Laura Bohannan’s anthropological novel Return to Laughter (), originally written under the pen-name of Elenore Smith Bowen, is my favorite book to discuss the institutionalization of fieldwork as the core of US professional anthropology in the s and s.

Bohannan’s novel reveals how fieldwork could and should have been the fulfillment of the Boasian concept of culture.

Feb 21,  · Return to Laughter - Kindle edition by Jameson Parker. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Return to laughter.

book to Laughter/5(12). She herself escaped during the epidemic to return a few months later, appreciative both of her own background which had made her something forever different in basic outlook from her tribal friends and of their ability to accept their failures and misfortunes, facing them with laughter, a.

About Elenore Smith Bowen. Elenore Smith Bowen was popular for her anthropological novel Return to Laughter. She was concerned with exposing the ethnographic interest and experience of anthropologists involved in unfamiliar cultures.

Return to Laughter, which she wrote under the name Elenore Smith Bowen, remains a well-reviewed work, and it is based on Bohannan's fieldwork in Nigeria.

Bohannan used a pseudonym for this book, presumably because she felt its popular tone and autobiographical format were inappropriate for her professional reputation.

--Because she did not intend to write the book Return to Laughter as an ethnographic study, not a lot is revealed about the Tiv culture in this particular work.

However, because Bowen wrote specific instances that touched on their native practices and how she was affected by them, the reader was given the chance to take a glimpse at the society. Read this book on Questia. Return to Laughter by Elenore Smith Bowen, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Return to Laughter ().

Dec 29,  · This book is the story of the way I did field work among them. (emphasis mine) What I take away from this note is that Bohannan isn’t submitting to readers a work of anthropology, but how she worked as an anthropologist. Bohannan never names the tribe or country in Return to Laughter, which some believe is an attempt to protect the Tiv tribe.

Loved it. This book was overflowing with insider knowledge of what goes on when the cameras aren't rolling. Well-written as always--sometimes hilarious, sometimes sad--"Return to Laughter" is a book anyone who grew up on 80s television needs to read/5. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Bowen, Elenore Smith, Return to laughter.

Garden City, N.Y., Published in cooperation with the American Museum of Natural History [by] Doubleday, Elenore Smith Bowen was popular for her anthropological novel Return to Laughter. She was concerned with exposing the ethnographic interest and experience of anthropologists involved in unfamiliar cultures.5/5(1).

Return to laughter Book Wednesday, June 12, PM Bohannan's Fieldwork • More ethnocentrism • Use of participant observation • Major informants • Difficulties • Ethical issues Story of the Blind Man and snake and Bohannans reaction • What was her view prior to this incident and how has it changed her views Important informant is Udama • She is very strict on the rules on.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Oct 27,  · Are you sure you want to remove Return to laughter from your list. There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one. Subjects. Social life and customs, Social life & customs.

Return to Civility: the book. This simple little book has a simple little theme, “Act the way you want the world to be.” Based on the observation that perhaps the world could be a bit more polite, a bit kinder and a bit friendlier, John Sweeney and the folks at the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre have written Return to Civility, A Speed of Laughter Project.

Sep 16,  · My friend Anna Rain just sent me this excerpt from Return to Laughter, by Elenore Smith Bowen. Both the account (of her fieldwork in Nigeria) and her name are fictionalized. The book was first published in What had been given must be returned, and at the appropriate time--in most cases, within two market weeks.

Study Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural history library) discussion and chapter questions and find Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural history library) study guide questions and answers.

The book, return to Laughter. Home / Essay Examples / Parent topic: Book, Literature. This idea also directly supports Jackson’s idea of liminality and the understanding that ethnographies place anthropologists in a constant “betwixt and between” state (Van Maanen 37).

Bohannan resolves this issue and indirectly addresses it at the. Click to read more about Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library) by Elenore Smith Bowen. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(2).Review: Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel User Review - Ken - Goodreads.

A fictionalized account of an anthropologist's (Laura Bohannon (pen name Elenore Smith Bowen)) time in a remote African village during the first half of the 20th century.4/5(2).Feb 01,  · RETURN TO LAUGHTER, An Anthropological Novel by Elenore Smith Bowen This is a remarkable book, one that I've reread with pleasure & profit about once/decade since it was published.

RETURN TO LAUGHTER was based on the author's fieldwork in West Africa in the 40's & /or 50'io-holding.com by: