The Raw and the Cooked

Mythologiques, Volume 1

Claude Lévi-Strauss

The Raw and the Cooked
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Claude Lévi-Strauss

402 pages | 4 p. of illustrations | © 1969
Paper $38.00 ISBN: 9780226474878 Published March 1983 Not for sale in the British Commonwealth except Canada
"Lévi-Strauss is a French savant par excellence, a man of extraordinary sensitivity and human wisdom . . . a deliberate stylist with profound convictions and convincing arguments. . . . [The Raw and the Cooked] adds yet another chapter to the tireless quest for a scientifically accurate, esthetically viable, and philosophically relevant cultural anthropology. . . . [It is] indispensable reading."—Natural History
Table of Symbols
Part One - Theme and Variations
1. Bororo Song
a. The Bird-Nester's Aria
b. Recitative
c. First Variation
d. Interlude in a Discrete Mode
e. Continuation of the First Variation
f. Second Variation
g. Coda
2. Ge Variations
a. First Variation
b. Second Variation
c. Third Variation
d. Fourth Variation
e. Fifth Variation
f. Sixth Variation
g. Recitative
Part Two
1. The "Good Manners" Sonata
a. The Profession of Indifference
b. Caititu Rondo
c. Childish Civility
d. Suppressed Laughter
2. A Short Symphony
a. First Movement: Ge
b. Second Movement: Bororo
c. Third Movement: Tupi
Part Three
1. Fugue of the Five Senses
2. The Opossum's Cantata
a. The Opossum's Solo
b. Rondo
c. Second Solo
d. Concluding Aria: Fire and Water
Part Four - Well-Tempered Astronomy
1. Three-Part Inventions
2. Double Inverted Canon
3. Toccata and Fugue
a. The Pleiades
b. The Rainbow
4. Chromatic Piece
Part Five - Rustic Symphony in Three Movements
1. Divertissement on a Folk Theme
2. Bird Chorus
3. The Wedding
Index of Myths
a. By Number Order and Subject
b. By Tribe
General Index
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