The Resource 'Joyous maggots': : the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals, Howard Morphy

'Joyous maggots': : the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals, Howard Morphy

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'Joyous maggots': : the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals
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'Joyous maggots':
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the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals
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Howard Morphy
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eng
Summary
Discusses Stanner's analysis of the relation of ritual, society and mystery through the examination of the role of maggot dances in Yolngu mortuary ceremonies; maggots as complex symbols; attitudes to the body, flesh, death and the dead; symbolic themes of the Yingapungapu ceremony - sand sculpture, dance, fertility and death
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Morphy, Howard
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Stanner, W. E. H.
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'Joyous maggots': : the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals, Howard Morphy
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Endnotes: p. 149-150
Extent
p. 137-150
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'Joyous maggots': : the symbolism of Yolngu mortuary rituals, Howard Morphy
Publication
Bibliography note
Endnotes: p. 149-150
Extent
p. 137-150

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