Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942
Coral gardens and their magic: a study of the methods of tilling the soil and of agricultural rites in the Trobriand Islands. Vol. two, The language of magic and gardening
New York: American Book Company, 1935. xxxii, 350 p.
[by] Bronislaw Malinowski
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 1995. Computer File
Literary texts (539);
This work, volume two of two, supplements to cultural data of volume one. It consists of native texts on garden magic, including texts on magical spells and their linguistic and sociological analysis. The book contains information on an ethnographic theory of language, the language of gardens, an ethnographic theory of the magical word, and magical formulae. The texts and analyses of magical spells have been indexed for category 128.
Document ID: ol06-003
Papua New Guinea