Medusa S Hair

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022618921X
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In its analyses of the symbolism of guilt, the adaptational and integrative significance of belief in spirits, and a host of related issues concerning possession states and religiosity, this book marks a provocative advance in psychological ...

The Medusa Reader

Author: Marjorie Garber
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136635343
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This collection, with a critical introduction and striking illustrations, is the first major anthology of primary material and critical commentary on this most provocative and enigmatic of figures.

The Awakened Ones

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231153627
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A career-culminating work, this volume translates the epistemology of Hindu and Buddhist thinkers for western audiences while revitalizing western philosophical and scientific inquiry.

Hair Matters

Author: Ingrid Banks
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814713365
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See also “bad hair”; “good hair” “Hairdos and Don'ts: Hair Symbolism and Sexual
History in Samoa” (Mageo), 6 Hallpike, ... 47 Medusa's Hair (Freud), 4 Medusa's
Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience (Obeyesekere), ...

Imagining Karma

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520936300
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In a contemporary intellectual context that celebrates difference and cultural relativism, this book makes a case for disciplined comparison, a humane view of human nature, and a theoretical understanding of "family resemblances" and ...

Indian Asceticism

Author: Carl Olson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190266406
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See Gananath Obeyesekere, Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and
Religious Experience (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981). Olivelle
disputes Obeyesekere's claim about castration because he interprets the shaven
 ...

The Cult Of The Goddess Pattini

Author: Gananath Obeyesekere
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780226616025
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This long-awaited book is the culmination of Gananath Obeyesekere's comprehensive study of the Pattini cult and its historical, sociological, and psychoanalytical role in the culture of South Asia.

Immortal Wishes

Author: Ellen Schattschneider
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 9780822330622
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notes Introduction I In Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and
Religious Experience, Gananath Obeyesekere also finds in Freud's reading of a
classical Greek myth inspiration for an ethnographic analysis of a non-Western
social ...

Never Try To Teach A Pig To Sing

Author: Alan Dundes
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814323588
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To the extent that hair is a sexual characteristic if not symbol, it is of interest that a
razor blade should represent a castrating ... and Gan- anath Obeyesekere,
Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious Experience (
Chicago: ...

Winged Faith

Author: Tulasi Srinivas
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231520522
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Rethinking Globalization and Religious Pluralism through the Sathya Sai
Movement Tulasi Srinivas ... Religion Against the Self: An Ethnography of Tamil
Ritual. ... Medusa's Hair: An Essay on Personal Symbols and Religious
Experience.