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Author Werbner, Richard P., author.

Title Divination's grasp : African encounters with the Almost Said / Richard Werbner.

Publication Info. Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2015]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (356 pages) : illustrations
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sociolinguistics and poetics -- Deep dialogue with Evans-Pritchard -- In praise of the moral imagination -- Acrobatic stylistics, agonistic vision -- From tablet archive to wisdom seances -- Poetics and archives -- Family seances : rhetoric, deliberations, and decisions -- Cosmic and personal understandings : diviners, headmen, strangers -- From hooved archive to charismatic seances -- A charismatic diviner's archive : hooved divination -- The cross-over: originality, hybridity, and metamorphosis -- The charismatic seance : arguments, intimacy, and intimations -- Conclusion: in comparison.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Divination -- Africa, Southern.
Fortune-telling -- Africa, Southern.
Tswapong (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Werbner, Richard P. Divination's grasp : African encounters with the Almost Said. Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2015] xii, 340 pages ; 23 cm 9780253018816
ISBN 9780253018816 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253018892 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780253018953 (e-book)

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