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Emplaced Myth: Space, Narrative, and Knowledge in Aboriginal Australia and Papua New Guinea (review)

Emplaced Myth: Space, Narrative, and Knowledge in Aboriginal Australia and Papua New Guinea (review) book and media rev iews 521 Emplaced Myth: Space, Narrative, Melanesian modes of constructing and Knowledge in Aboriginal Austra- landscape to critique Deleuze and lia and Papua New Guinea, edited by G u a t a r i ’s contrast between arbores c e n t Alan Rumsey and James F Weiner. and rhizomatic models for thought. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Wagner, in a highly speculative Press, 2001. i s b n 0 – 8248 –2389 – 3; paper, argues for the existence of pri- vii + 281 pages, maps, tables, figures, mal myths. Instead of considering the photographs, bibliography, index. process of knowledge whereby “the u s $27.95. w o r l d ’s ge o g r a p hy is f o l d e din to my t h ” and the process of diffusion whereby The papers in this collection (and a “myth is moved across the world,” he forthcoming companion volume) wer e takes the perspective that the world originally presented at an Australian is diffused across the myth. Thus if National University conference on the mythic content is grafted onto feature s effects of industrial mining on the cul- of the terrain http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Emplaced Myth: Space, Narrative, and Knowledge in Aboriginal Australia and Papua New Guinea (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 14 (2) – Jul 1, 2002

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2002 University of Hawai'i Press.
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Abstract

book and media rev iews 521 Emplaced Myth: Space, Narrative, Melanesian modes of constructing and Knowledge in Aboriginal Austra- landscape to critique Deleuze and lia and Papua New Guinea, edited by G u a t a r i ’s contrast between arbores c e n t Alan Rumsey and James F Weiner. and rhizomatic models for thought. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Wagner, in a highly speculative Press, 2001. i s b n 0 – 8248 –2389 – 3; paper, argues for the existence of pri- vii + 281 pages, maps, tables, figures, mal myths. Instead of considering the photographs, bibliography, index. process of knowledge whereby “the u s $27.95. w o r l d ’s ge o g r a p hy is f o l d e din to my t h ” and the process of diffusion whereby The papers in this collection (and a “myth is moved across the world,” he forthcoming companion volume) wer e takes the perspective that the world originally presented at an Australian is diffused across the myth. Thus if National University conference on the mythic content is grafted onto feature s effects of industrial mining on the cul- of the terrain

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 1, 2002

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