More Than Words

Written By Richard Fox
More Than Words
  • Publsiher : Cornell University Press
  • Release : 15 September 2018
  • ISBN : 1501725378
  • Pages : 264 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled More Than Words written by Richard Fox which was release on 15 September 2018, this book published by Cornell University Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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, sorcery, and self-defense, Richard Fox explores the aims and desires embodied in the production and use of palm-leaf manuscripts, amulets, and other inscribed objects. Balinese often attribute both life and independent volition to manuscripts and copperplate inscriptions, presenting them with elaborate offerings. Commonly addressed with personal honorifics, these script-bearing objects may become partners with humans and other sentient beings in relations of exchange and mutual obligation. The question is how such practices of "the living letter" may be related to more recently emergent conceptions of writing—linked to academic philology, reform Hinduism, and local politics—which take Balinese letters to be a symbol of cultural heritage, and a neutral medium for the transmission of textual meaning. More than Words shows how Balinese practices of apotropaic writing—on palm-leaves, amulets, and bodies—challenge these notions, and yet coexist alongside them. Reflecting on this coexistence, Fox develops a theoretical approach to writing centered on the premise that such contradictory sensibilities hold wider significance than previously recognized for the history and practice of religion in Southeast Asia and beyond.

More Than Words

More Than Words
  • Author : Richard Fox
  • Publisher : Cornell University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-15
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1501725378
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Summary : 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, sorcery, and self-defense, Richard Fox ...

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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Total pages : 368
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  • Release Date : 2010-07
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  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-06-12
  • Total pages : 384
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2012-09-17
  • Total pages : 384
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 236
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  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Total pages : 384
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1991
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  • Publisher : Toronto, Ont. : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Total pages : 149
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  • Release Date : 2004-11
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  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 212
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  • Publisher : Harlequin Books
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 511
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