Tales of the field : on writing ethnography / John van Maanen.

Author
Van Maanen, John [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1988.
Description
xvi, 173 pages ; 23 cm.

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Series
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing [More in this series]
Summary note
Identifies narrative conventions in ethnology, analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of various writing styles, and shows examples of each approach.
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 145-166.
Contents
  • Fieldwork, Culture, and Ethnography
  • In Pursuit of Culture
  • Realist Tales
  • Confessional Tales
  • Impressionist Tales
  • Fieldwork, Culture, and Ethnography Revisited.
ISBN
  • 0226849619
  • 9780226849614
  • 0226849627 ((pbk.))
  • 9780226849621 ((pbk.))
LCCN
87025502
OCLC
16681021
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