Performing Dreams: Discourses of Immortality Among the Xavante of Central Brazil

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University of Texas Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Social Science - 290 pages
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"Discourse-centered approach to Xavante culture focuses on the performance of songs, the telling of dreams, and the transmission of culture. Principal arguments are that the meaning of expressive practices is constructed through performance; that dreams m

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Contents

PERFORMING DREAMS
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DESCENDANTS OF THE FIRST CREATORS
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XAVANTE LEADER CELESTINO EN ROUTE TO A FEDERAL
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Graham is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa.

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