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Analysis of Mukanda
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, A: Mukanda Full Material) , 2 page(s)
Analysis of Mukanda, a Ndembu Boys' Initiation ceremony, through the framework of viewing ritual as both a cultural and a social structure.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, A: Mukanda Full Material) , 2 page(s)
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Chapter 11: The Problem of Studying Ritual as Process
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 3 page(s)
Working draft of a book chapter titled "Chapter 11: The Problems of Studying Ritual as Process". Partial draft.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 3 page(s)
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Draft: Introductory
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, B: Studies in African Ritual) , 33 page(s)
Part 1 of a 3-part lecture series about one Ndembu ritual, the Nkang'a, a girls' initiation ceremony. The lectures focus on an analysis of the symbols and symbolism embedded in the ritual, and was compiled using field data gathered by Edith Turner.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, B: Studies in African Ritual) , 33 page(s)
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Event Notes: Mukanda Ceremony
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, F: Mukanda) , 55 page(s)
Event notes about the Mukanda ceremony distilled from field notes. Topics include: Collection and preparation of strengthening medicine; Consecration of the camp site; Symbolism attached to trees used in the ritual as strengthening medicine
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, F: Mukanda) , 55 page(s)
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Mukanda
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, F: Mukanda) , 28 page(s)
Partial working draft of a manuscript titled "Mukanda" and containing the introductory argument and chapter 3. Main argument: "This book is not strictly speaking an analysis of ritual beliefs and practices, but a study in social kinestics." Chapter 3 explores the Aims, Role Structure and Temporal Form of Mukanda,...
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, F: Mukanda) , 28 page(s)
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Mukanda Symbols
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 7 page(s)
List of terms used in the Mukanda ritual and descriptions of what they symoblize. Includes a narrative description of symbolic themes in the Mukanda ritual and categorization of the symbols into visual and audible symbols.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 7 page(s)
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Mukanda Temporal Structure
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 25 page(s)
Fieldnote and event notes pieced together to illustrate and represent the full timeline and events within the Mukanda ritual. These notes contain references back to the indexed fieldnotes gathered at the Ndembu Mukanza village field site. Topics include notes on the preparatory phases of the ritual, the procession...
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 25 page(s)
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Mukanda Temporal Structure
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 10 page(s)
An outline of the events performed within the Mukanda ritual. Notes about the roles of the officiants of the ritual. Notes on the meanings and interpretations of symbols within the ritual, including the symbolism of color. Population and demographic information about the vicinage of Nyaluhana and definitions and t...
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, H: Mukanda Material, Synopsis of book on ritual) , 10 page(s)
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Mukanda: The Rite of Circumcision
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, G: Mukanda) (1959) , 10 page(s)
Working draft of a manuscript titled "Mukanda". Abstract: "The Ndembu circumcision rites, called Mukanda like those of the Chokwe, Luvale and Luchazi, provide an interesting variation on the general pattern. I present an account, based on personal observation and informants' description, of the Ndembu rites, partl...
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, G: Mukanda) (1959) , 10 page(s)
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An Ndembu Boys' Initiation Ceremony
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in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, A: Mukanda Full Material) , 5 page(s)
Shorter written working drafts about the Mukanda, a Ndembu Boys' Initiation Ceremony.
in The Papers of Victor Witter Turner, of Private Collection (Box 5, A: Mukanda Full Material) , 5 page(s)
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