CAILLOIS MAN AND THE SACRED PDF

pulling down of the larynx in man but also to the heightening of the palate and Man and the Sacred is the English translation of Roger Caillois’ L’Homme et le. Roger Caillois was a French intellectual whose idiosyncratic work brought together literary criticism, sociology, and philosophy by focusing on diverse subjects such as games, play as well as the sacred. . Man and the Sacred, trans . by Meyer Barash. New York, Free Press of Glencoe, Man, Play and Games, trans. by. Title, Man and the Sacred. Author, Roger Caillois. Edition, 2. Publisher, Free Press of Glencoe, Original from, the University of California. Digitized, Jan

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Roger Caillois

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In Man and the Sacred, Caillois demonstrates how humanity’s ambiguous attitude toward the sacred influences behavior and culture. Caillois analyzes the role of the forbidden in the social cohesion of the group. He examines the character of the sacred in the light of specific instances wnd taboos and transgressions, exploring wide differences in attitudes toward diet and sex and extreme behaviors associated with the sacred, such as rapture and paroxysm.

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BookOnline – Google Books. General Interrelationships of the Sacred and the Profane Ch. The Ambiguity of the Sacred Ch. The Sacred as Respect: Theory of Taboo Ch.

The Sacred as Transgression: Theory of the Festival Ch. Condition of Life and Gateway to Death App.

Sex and the Sacred: Play and the Sacred App. War and the Sacred. Includes bibliographical references p.