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The pure experience of order : essays on the symbolic in the folk material culture of western America / Richard C. Poulsen.

Author/Creator:
Poulsen, Richard C., 1943-
Publication:
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1982.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 172 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Mormons -- Utah -- Social life and customs -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Mormons -- Utah -- Material culture -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Material culture -- Utah -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Folklore -- Utah -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Symbolism -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Utah -- Social life and customs -- Addresses, essays, lectures.
Contents:
The language of symbol
History and meaning
Making molasses in the desert
The handclasp motif in Mormon folk burial
Hawks and coyotes on western fences
Folk material culture of the Sanpete-Sevier area
Cultural invisibility
Repetition in folk artifacts
Circumference and center
Freedom and form.
Notes:
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 159-166.
OCLC:
8451762