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Anxious gatekeeping

Analogous to nervous cluelessness is something we might call “anxious gatekeeping.”   This is desire to police the borders of poetry, or of...

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Caro Baroja and Mead

Caro Baroja was reacting against an anthropological tradition of national essentialism exemplifed by book like Margaret Mead's Keep Your Powder Dry. He mentions Mead on the first page of his book.

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