Saturday, November 26, 2016

Extraordinary Discourse 305

Wiggle Room

As Townsley (2001:271) argues: "From this standpoint, not even the often mentioned idea of 'illocutionary force', or any speech act or narrative which changes the world by redefining it or changing people's perception of it, could possibly encompass the sheer physicality of the transformations claimed by shamanism".
Amazonian Vegetalismo: A study of the healing power of chants in Tarapoto, Peru.
Fran├žois DEMANGE
Medicine M.A in Social Sciences by Independent Studies
University of East London, 2000-2002.