Le rappresentazioni dell'alterità nelle cerimonie carnevalesche. Forme e funzioni

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[automatically translated] In the essay is reviewed through specific references to the extensive literature on the subject, a specific way of looking at "epiphanies otherness", mainly but not exclusively "masquerade", as manifested / they manifested within the carnival ceremonies € -mediterranee and we intend to measure the current heuristic effectiveness. Is reviewed that an interpretative phenomenological essentially historicist-mold, which tends to be attributed to masked the role of representatives of the dead, variously repeated within long-term study strands and which the author has made constant reference in his work, directly experiencing it on the ground and constantly subjecting it to reconsideration and re-modulation even in relation to ritual contexts from legitimately comparable cultural realities. This interpretative approach is finally considered valid to clarify some general aspects of disguises and other ritual symbols (tangible and intangible) markers of otherness, that substantiate the actions explicitly carnival and those structurally related to these, or similar to carnivals for the placement calendar and / or to the set of behaviors. Since it remains conceivable and verifiable a multiplicity of meanings and functions that is expressed or is expressed, beyond time and space,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationLa maschera e il corpo
Number of pages41
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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NameIl Paese di Cuccagna. Collana di Scritture e Tradizioni culturali

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