Michel Leiris, French Anthropology, and a Side Trip to the Antilles

in French Politics, Culture & Society
Sally Price College of William and Mary

Search for other papers by Sally Price in
Current site
Google Scholar
Restricted access

Susan Sontag seems to have been on to something when she placed her word portraits of Michel Leiris and Claude Lévi-Strauss back to back.2 An elaboration of her comparison (which was more implied than explicit) may help situate anthropological practice in France—and Leiris’ special role in it—within the larger context of trends elsewhere in the world.

  • Collapse
  • Expand


All Time Past Year Past 30 Days
Abstract Views 162 64 4
Full Text Views 5 2 0
PDF Downloads 4 0 0