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  • Title: The Cockfight: A Casebook
  • Author: Alan Dundes
  • ISBN: 9780299140540
  • Page: 289
  • Format: Paperback

  • The Cockfight: A Casebook By Alan Dundes Originating than 2500 years ago, cockfighting is one of the oldest documented sports in the world It has continued to flourish despite bans against it in many countries In The Cockfight A Casebook, folklorist Alan Dundes brings together a diverse array of writing on this male dominated ritual Vivid descriptions of cockfights from Puerto Rico, Tahiti, Ireland,Originating than 2500 years ago, cockfighting is one of the oldest documented sports in the world It has continued to flourish despite bans against it in many countries In The Cockfight A Casebook, folklorist Alan Dundes brings together a diverse array of writing on this male dominated ritual Vivid descriptions of cockfights from Puerto Rico, Tahiti, Ireland, Spain, Brazil, and the Philippines complement critical commentaries, from the fourth century reflections of St Augustine to contemporary anthropological and psychoanalytic interpretations The various essays discuss the intricate rules of the cockfight, the ethical question of pitting two equally matched roosters in a fight to the death, the emotional involvement of cockfighters and fans, and the sexual implications of the sport The result is an enlightening collection for anthropologists, folklorists, sociologists, and psychologists, as well as followers of this ancient blood sport.
    Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes was a folklorist at the University of California, Berkeley His work was said to have been central to establishing the study of folklore as an academic discipline He wrote 12 books, both academic and popular, and edited or co wrote two dozen One of his most notable articles was called Seeing is Believing in which he indicated that Americans value the sense of sight than the other senses.

    The Cockfight: A Casebook By Alan Dundes

    Commentaires:

    Mary Overton
    From the Preface The aim of this case book is to sample some of the scholarship which has sought to describe and analyze the cockfight Sources selected range from chapters in fictional novels to analytic essays which first appeared in professional anthropology and folklore journals The goal is to give the reader some idea of the nature of cockfighting in a wide variety of cultural contexts as well as possible clues as to the meaning s of the cockfight as a traditional game sport pg viiFrom St Au [...]

    Brad
    Contains Dundes critique of Geertz.

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