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By Jean Lapointe (ed.)

ANTHROPOLOGICA is the authentic book of the Canadian study Centre for Anthropology, Saint Paul collage, Ottawa, Canada.
Anthropologica is released two times a yr and beneficial properties articles in the fields of cultural and social anthropology and similar disciplines.

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And I would have liked to pop into delightful little bistros every night of the week dressed in splashy fabulous or cool drapey clothing with Victorian jewelry. Or spend my first years of marriage in the Vir gin Islands and in Europe, as she and David had, and then buy 86 acres upstate. And even though I was still in college then, I already knew it took a great deal of money for money to be no object at all. Yet she was always Lady Bountiful to people outside her family. She was godmother, honorary aunt or grandmother to literally dozens of others.

I did, however, wend my way back to the store to check first if they had another of my scarf in stock, and then, with fading hope, if it could be reordered. ) If time is money, as the saying goes, the worth of my scarf had been expanded tenfold. Then again, it should be clear at this point in my mini-saga that we’re not talking scarves. ” To grieve over such a loss, one might say, is to grieve over all losses. I think what I must have had somewhere in mind as I bounded toward the taxi that sped along, oblivious to my scarf abandoned on the back seat, was an act of redemptive harakiri: if I could undo this one loss, I could undo all the losses I’d suffered.

She is emotionally naked, and she doesn’t cover herself in moral clover. Her strength/her weakness is her endless ambivalence: Melanie both loves and doesn’t love the grandmother; she both does and doesn’t want the sculpture. The sculpture matters most to her as lost object, as would-be talisman, as salvation; it’s not at all clear that it would have been worth as much as she thought it would. It’s now sitting in the basement of the Cleveland Museum of Art, valued at four million dollars, and mislabeled.

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