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  • ISBN 071903616X
  • ISBN13 978-0719036163
  • Language English
  • Author Nigel Rapport
  • Publisher Manchester Univ Pr (June 1, 1994)
  • Pages 256
  • Formats txt rtf lrf lit
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory History and Criticism
  • Size ePub 1968 kb
  • Size Fb2 1386 kb
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What kind of a resource - ethnographic, theoretic and methodological - does literature represent to anthropology? In "The Prose and the Passion", Nigel Rapport suggests an answer by "reading" his own social research in a small English village through the writings of E.M. Forster. He zigzags between the voices of local inhabitants and the voices of fictional characters, between Forster's narrative voice and the author's own autobiographical one. Here is a polemical review of the recent "literary turn" in anthropology; and also a humanistic riposte to the reputed death of the author. Rapport describes how anthropology and literature share the same ethos. Both are self-conscious practices which derive, in Forster's own words, from "connecting prose and passion". Both demand that their individual authors make sense of their experiences in order to intuit those of others, and so to rewrite (and right) social reality. Rapport redefines the relationship between anthropology and writing and argues for a new understanding of "writing" as a universal cognitive reflection upon, and ordering of, individual experience.

And the logic of this correspondence is that reading the work of . Forster causes me to come to a certain understanding of my anthropological experiences in the rural English village of Wanet, while reading through my work on Wanet leads me to a certain appreciation of Forster.

And the logic of this correspondence is that reading the work of .

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anthropology, literature, and the writing of . by Nigel Rapport Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries with: WorldCat. Published 1994 by Manchester University Press, Distributed in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press in Manchester, New York. Criticism and interpretation, Literature and anthropology, History. E. Forster (1879-1970). Includes bibliographical references (p. -292) and index. Prefer the physical book? Check nearby libraries with: WorldCat.

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Edward Morgan Forster OM CH (1 January 1879 – 7 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist

Edward Morgan Forster OM CH (1 January 1879 – 7 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist. Many of his novels examine class difference and hypocrisy, including A Room with a View (1908), Howards End (1910) and A Passage to India (1924). The last brought him his greatest success. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 16 different years.