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Author Myerhoff, Barbara G.

Title Remembered lives : the work of ritual, storytelling, and growing older / Barbara Myerhoff with Deena Metzger, Jay Ruby, and Virginia Tufte ; edited and with an introduction by Marc Kaminsky ; foreword by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett.

Publication Info. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.26 M996R    Check Shelf
Description xxiv, 387 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-370) and index.
Contents Part 1. The anthropology of aging -- Aging and the aged in other cultures : an anthropological perspective -- Part 2. The work of ritual -- We don't wrap herring in a printed page : fusion, fictions, and continuity in secular ritual -- A death in due time : conviction, order, and continuity in ritual drama -- Bobbes and zeydes : old and new roles for elderly Jews -- Experience at the threshold : the interplay of aging and ritual -- Part 3. Re-membered lives -- Life history among the elderly : performance, visibility, and re-membering -- Life history as integration : personal myth and aging / Barbara Myerhoff and Virginia Tufte -- "Life not death in Venice" : its second life -- Surviving stories : reflections on Number our days -- Part 4. Reflexive genres -- A crack in the mirror : reflexive perspectives in anthropology / Barbara Myerhoff and Jay Ruby -- The journal as activity and genre / Barbara Myerhoff and Deena Metzger.
Subject Older Jews -- United States -- Social conditions.
Older Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Social work with older people -- California -- Los Angeles.
Older Jews -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography.
Venice (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Added Author Kaminsky, Marc, 1943-
ISBN 0472103172 alkaline paper
9780472103171 alkaline paper
0472081772 paper alkaline paper
9780472081776 paper alkaline paper
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