Finally, Mastrogianakos carefully reads Pirandello's On Humor and One, No One and One Hundred Thousand against the anthropologist Victor Turner
's classic The Forest of Symbols.
In the 1960s, anthropologist Victor Turner
argued that symbols can encompass two contradictory meanings at the same time.
Por ello, en primer lugar, establece una continuidad entre el trabajo de Victor Turner
y Richard Schechner sobre el ritual, el drama social y el teatro, y la posterior emergencia y generalizacion de la perspectiva performativa en los estudios antropologicos socioculturales.
Today, of course, fiddlers are still present at many local weddings, taking part in the celebrations; citing an expression coined by anthropologist Victor Turner
, Nicoletta clarifies that the fiddlers' performance has now moved 'from ritual to theatre'.
openly defended Christianity when describing his conversion:
Evans-Pritchard, Mary Douglas, and Victor Turner
Tomando as nocoes de Victor Turner
(1974, 1982) sobre ritual, podemos analisar as categorias nativas acerca do ensaio de escola de samba.
Completing Evans-Pritchard's trajectory, Victor Turner
declared that "religion is not determined by anything other than itself" (189).
(1969, 1977) claimed that the liminality doesn't have a limited period of time, it depends on major factors, for example: when we are taking an exam, we participate in a common ritual for the students, however, the time here is something we all know, 1 or 2 hours.
But we are never really shown how Ritual Textuality sits in relation to other theories of ritual in anthropology and comparative religions (Mircea Eliade, Victor Turner
, Roy Rappaport, etc.).