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Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Rupert Cox, Andrew Irving, and Christopher Wright


Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology addresses a series of questions concerning the relationship between anthropological understandings of the world, sensory perception and aesthetic practices. The book suggests that if different sensory experiences embody and facilitate different kinds of knowledge, then we need to develop new methods and more appropriate forms of representation that are not based simply in text, writing or correspondence theories of truth. As such, Beyond Text: Critical Practices and Sensory Anthropology brings together leading figures in anthropology, v ... More

Keywords: Sensory anthropology, Visual Studies, Sound Studies, Film Studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719085055
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rupert Cox, editor
University of Manchester

Andrew Irving, editor
University of Manchester

Christopher Wright, editor
University of London

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