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.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 361-370) and index.
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.