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Author Weiner, James F.

Title The lost drum : the myth of sexuality in Papua New Guinea and beyond / James F. Weiner
Published Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, [1995]
©1995

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Description xxi, 199 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Series New directions in anthropological writing
New directions in anthropological writing.
Contents Introduction: The Object(s) of Myth -- Pt. I. Caducity. Ch. 1. The Little Other Myth -- Pt. II. The Time of Analysis. Ch. 2. Convention and Motivation in Foi Myth. Ch. 3. The Space and Time of Sexuality -- Pt. III. Detachment and Containment. Ch. 4. The Hunger People. Ch. 5. The Lost Drum. Ch. 6. The Stolen String Bag. Ch. 7. The Origin of Petroleum at Lake Kutubu. Ch. 8. Afterword: The Resistance of Myth
Analysis Ethnic groups Social interactions
Papua New Guinea
Ethnic groups Social interactions
Papua New Guinea
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-195) and index
Subject Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea.
Ethnopsychology -- Papua New Guinea -- West Sepik Province
Foi (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Mythology, Papuan.
Rites and ceremonies -- Papua New Guinea.
Psychoanalysis.
Sex -- Mythology.
Waina (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Yafar (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
LC no. 95007739
ISBN 0299148602
0299148645