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The Resource The cannibal hymn : a cultural and literary study, Christopher Eyre

The cannibal hymn : a cultural and literary study, Christopher Eyre

Label
The cannibal hymn : a cultural and literary study
Title
The cannibal hymn
Title remainder
a cultural and literary study
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Eyre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Eyre, Christopher
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Includes hieroglyphic texts
LC call number
PJ1553
LC item number
.E97 2002
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Incantations, Egyptian
  • Future life
  • Animal sacrifice
  • Domestic animals
  • Fasts and feasts
Label
The cannibal hymn : a cultural and literary study, Christopher Eyre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Abbreviations
  • 1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Translation.
  • p. 7
  • 3.
  • Textual Transmission of the Cannibal Hymn.
  • p. 11
  • 4.
  • Reconstruction of a Ritual.
  • p. 25
  • 5.
  • Literary Format of Ritual Texts: Performative Literary Form.
  • p. 31
  • 6.
  • Pictorial Format of Ritual: Iconic Representation.
  • p. 36
  • 7.
  • Text Corpus and Placing on Wall.
  • p. 41
  • 8.
  • Occasion of Performance: The Mythologisation of Reality.
  • p. 48
  • 9.
  • Butchery and Offering Ritual.
  • p. 52
  • 10.
  • Literary Form: Ritual Context and the 'Deritualisation' of Texts.
  • p. 58
  • 11.
  • Text of the Cannibal Hymn.
  • p. 76
  • Cataclysm, and the Introduction of the Bull.
  • p. 76
  • Power of the Bull over the Slaughter.
  • p. 85
  • Throat Cutting and Decapitation.
  • p. 89
  • Blood and Dismemberment.
  • p. 97
  • Cooking and Feasting.
  • p. 105
  • Service of the Heavens.
  • p. 119
  • Acceptance and Authority in the Heavens.
  • p. 126
  • Transformation by Cannibalism of the Gods.
  • p. 131
  • 12.
  • Mythology of the Cannibal Hymn.
  • p. 137
  • 13.
  • Cannibalism: Symbol and Reality.
  • p. 153
  • 14.
  • Economics of Rearing Meat.
  • p. 175
  • 15.
  • Facilities for Slaughter.
  • p. 181
  • 16.
  • Personal and Ritual Consumption.
  • p. 191
  • 17.
  • Meat-Feasting.
  • p. 202
  • Appendix.
  • Hieroglyphic text.
  • p. 208
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 229
  • General Index.
  • p. 254
  • Index of Passages.
  • p. 265
Control code
50434679
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 272 p.
Isbn
9780853237068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The cannibal hymn : a cultural and literary study, Christopher Eyre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Abbreviations
  • 1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Translation.
  • p. 7
  • 3.
  • Textual Transmission of the Cannibal Hymn.
  • p. 11
  • 4.
  • Reconstruction of a Ritual.
  • p. 25
  • 5.
  • Literary Format of Ritual Texts: Performative Literary Form.
  • p. 31
  • 6.
  • Pictorial Format of Ritual: Iconic Representation.
  • p. 36
  • 7.
  • Text Corpus and Placing on Wall.
  • p. 41
  • 8.
  • Occasion of Performance: The Mythologisation of Reality.
  • p. 48
  • 9.
  • Butchery and Offering Ritual.
  • p. 52
  • 10.
  • Literary Form: Ritual Context and the 'Deritualisation' of Texts.
  • p. 58
  • 11.
  • Text of the Cannibal Hymn.
  • p. 76
  • Cataclysm, and the Introduction of the Bull.
  • p. 76
  • Power of the Bull over the Slaughter.
  • p. 85
  • Throat Cutting and Decapitation.
  • p. 89
  • Blood and Dismemberment.
  • p. 97
  • Cooking and Feasting.
  • p. 105
  • Service of the Heavens.
  • p. 119
  • Acceptance and Authority in the Heavens.
  • p. 126
  • Transformation by Cannibalism of the Gods.
  • p. 131
  • 12.
  • Mythology of the Cannibal Hymn.
  • p. 137
  • 13.
  • Cannibalism: Symbol and Reality.
  • p. 153
  • 14.
  • Economics of Rearing Meat.
  • p. 175
  • 15.
  • Facilities for Slaughter.
  • p. 181
  • 16.
  • Personal and Ritual Consumption.
  • p. 191
  • 17.
  • Meat-Feasting.
  • p. 202
  • Appendix.
  • Hieroglyphic text.
  • p. 208
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 229
  • General Index.
  • p. 254
  • Index of Passages.
  • p. 265
Control code
50434679
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 272 p.
Isbn
9780853237068
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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