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An interview with Edith Turner

By Matthew Engelke


Introduction: The following interview is taken from a much longer life history conducted over the course of several months in 1997 as a project sponsored in part by the Historical Archives Program of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research. The original motivation for that project was to explore the life and writing of Edith Turner, her marriage to Victor Turner, and how the dynamics of gender and marriage affect the production of anthropological work. This interview has been framed to touch briefly on the issues raised in the longer work. In a few instances it has been necessary to write transitional paragraphs in order to give this interview a more coherent form, but an effort has been made to keep the tone, ideas

Topics: GN Anthropology
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Year: 2000
DOI identifier: 10.1086/317412
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Provided by: LSE Research Online

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