Performing Dreams: Discourses of Immortality Among the Xavante of Central Brazil

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Graham's welcome study underscores the powerful and often-neglected potential of myths and myth-telling for the creation of cultural identity and social memory of among tribal peoples.... -- Choice

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This title has achieved the following prizes:

Chicago Folklore Prize, American Folklore Society and International Folklore Association

Victor Turner Prize in Ethnographic Writing, Society for Humanistic Anthropology, Honorable Mention

Hans Rosenhaupt Memorial Book Award, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Honorable Mention

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Laura R. Graham is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Iowa.

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