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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (4): 393–421.
Published: 01 December 1986
..., the terminology 1 use in describing “primitive” cultures is that of the anthropology of 1910 rather than that of today. For example, in the work of Lucien LCvy-Bruhl the terms shaman, medicine iiian, and witch doctor are used inter- changeably; contemporary anthropologists and students of mythology take...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 91–100.
Published: 01 March 1947
... to this scene. In a letter to Graf v. Bruhl, the General- intendant of the Royal Theatres at Berlin, of 3 November, 1825, Goethe re- ferred to this final scene, writing: “Der Jahrmarkt von Plundersweilern war auf einen kleinen Raum berechnet. In einen grol3en Raum [such as it would be given...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (4): 345–382.
Published: 01 December 1994
... in the psychic defense of the community.”3For the more romantic anthro- pologists, fed by Lucien Livy-Bruhl’s ‘‘mentalit6 primitive” and Mauss’s theories of magic and climaxing in the speculations of the Colltge de Sociologie in the late 1930s, the moral economy of tribal (and often explicitly...