Features a synthesis of ethnographic theory and psychoanalytic revelation. This volume tries to bring a fresh generation of scholars into conversation with the work of a truly innovative thinker. It is suitable for practitioners of psychoanalysis as well as to anthropologists.
Jeanne Favret-Saada is a French anthropologist and the author of many books, including Deadly Words: Witchcraft in the Bocage. Matthew Carey is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Copenhagen.