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The Writer as Anthropologist: Teaching Ethnography Through Literature
Literature and ethnographic writing have at least one thing in common - they are both about 'putting things to paper'. As observed by Clifford Geertz in his Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author (Geertz, 1988), the concern with how ethnographic texts are constructed has for a long time been considered irrelevant, even 'unanthropological'. As a consequence, important aspects concerning the style, imagery and metaphor of great anthropological works have not been included in the standarddoi:10.22582/ta.v10i2.496 fatcat:55gsaf3rtvhanfox34szu52dwy