More Than Words : : Transforming Script, Agency, and Collective Life in Bali / / Richard Fox.

Grounded in ethnographic and archival research on the Indonesian island of Bali, More Than Words challenges conventional understandings of textuality and writing as they pertain to the religious traditions of Southeast Asia. Through a nuanced study of Balinese script as employed in rites of healing,...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Cornell University Press Complete eBook-Package 2018
Place / Publishing House:Ithaca, NY : : Cornell University Press, , [2018]
Year of Publication:2018
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Physical Description:1 online resource (264 p.) :; 30 b&w halftones, 3 figures
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • A Note on Orthography and Related Conventions
  • Chapter 1. Manuscripts, Madness
  • Chapter 2. Writing and the Idea of Ecology
  • Chapter 3. The Meaning of Life, or How to Do Things with Letters
  • Chapter 4. Practice and the Problem of Complexity
  • Chapter 5. Maintaining a Houseyard as a Practice
  • Chapter 6. Tradition as Argument
  • Chapter 7. Translational Indeterminacy
  • Chapter 8. Wagging the Dog
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index