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The Sorrow of the Lonely and the Burning of the Dancers

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Kaluli Pronunciation Introduction Ceremonies and Reciprocity In the Shadow of the Mountain I'm Sorry, Brother, I Don't Eat That Organizing Actions: Those at the House and Those Who Came The Unseen World and the Opposition Scenario Assertion and Appeal Anger, Reciprocity, and the Rhythms of Experience The Perception of a Human Condition Ceremonial Occasions and Preparations The Gisaro * Gisaro and the Opposition Scenario Appendix: Dances and Ceremonies Performed by Bosavi People

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Edward Schieffelin is Reader Emeritus at University College London, UK. He received his BA in Physics and Philosophy from Yale University in 1960 and his PhD from the University of Chicago in 1972. He has spent more than five years among the Kaluli (Bosavi) people in Papua New Guinea since 1966.

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