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Sensing the World: An Anthropology of the Senses is a highly original and comprehensive overview of the anthropology and sociology of the body and the senses. Discussing each sense in turn - seeing, hearing, touch, smell, and taste - Le Breton has written a truly monumental work, vast in scope and deeply engaging in style. Among other pioneering moves, he gives equal attention to light and darkness, sound and silence, and his disputation of taste explores aspects of disgust and revulsion. Part phenomenological, part historical, this is above all a cultural account of perception, which returns the body and the senses to the center of social life.

Le Breton is the leading authority on the anthropology of the body and the senses in French academia. With a repute comparable to the late Pierre Bourdieu, his 30+ books have been translated into numerous languages. This is the first of his works to be made available in English. This sensuously nuanced translation of La Saveur du monde is accompanied by a spicy preface from series editor David Howes, who introduces Le Breton's work to an English-speaking audience and highlights its implications for the disciplines of anthropology, sociology, and the cross-disciplinary field of sensory studies.



Autorentext

David Le Breton is Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Strasbourg, France.



Zusammenfassung
Sensing the World: An Anthropology of the Senses is a highly original and comprehensive overview of the anthropology and sociology of the body and the senses. Discussing each sense in turn - seeing, hearing, touch, smell, and taste - Le Breton has written a truly monumental work, vast in scope and deeply engaging in style. Among other pioneering moves, he gives equal attention to light and darkness, sound and silence, and his disputation of taste explores aspects of disgust and revulsion. Part phenomenological, part historical, this is above all a cultural account of perception, which returns the body and the senses to the center of social life. Le Breton is the leading authority on the anthropology of the body and the senses in French academia. With a repute comparable to the late Pierre Bourdieu, his 30+ books have been translated into numerous languages. This is the first of his works to be made available in English. This sensuously nuanced translation of La Saveur du monde is accompanied by a spicy preface from series editor David Howes, who introduces Le Breton's work to an English-speaking audience and highlights its implications for the disciplines of anthropology, sociology, and the cross-disciplinary field of sensory studies.

Inhalt

Preface: David Le Breton and the Sociality of Sensation
David Howes

Introduction

1. Sensing the World: An Anthropology of the Senses
2. From Seeing to Knowing: Sight, the Reflective Sense
3. Listening to the World: Hearing, the Sense of Understanding
4. Skin Deep: Touch, the Sense of Contact
5. Smelling and Feeling, the Self and the Other
6. Savouring the World: From Taste in Food to the Taste for Life
7. The Cuisine of Disgust

Overture

References
Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Sensing the World
Untertitel: An Anthropology of the Senses
Autor:
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EAN: 9781474244190
ISBN: 978-1-4742-4419-0
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Bloomsbury Usa
Genre: Ethnologie
Anzahl Seiten: 328
Veröffentlichung: 02.11.2017
Jahr: 2017
Untertitel: Englisch