James George Frazer

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Noun1.James George Frazer - English social anthropologist noted for studies of primitive religion and magic (1854-1941)James George Frazer - English social anthropologist noted for studies of primitive religion and magic (1854-1941)
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Bien se sabe que, en esos tiempos encendidos por la velocidad de la arqueologia y la antropologia, fermentaron para bien los estudios de lo "simbolico" y de la religion comparada; y que el interes cientifico y cultural en lo "primitivo" fue ingrediente vigoroso de la forma en que, bajo las polleras puritanas de la reina Victoria, se alborotase una robusta curiosidad sexual que incendiaba, por ejemplo, los estudios pioneros de Havelock Ellis y las pesquisas de sir James Frazer hasta las novelas de D.
75) conjure up the spectre of Sir James Frazer, and the somewhat eclectic and apparently speculative nature of Dumas-Champion's drawing on other cultural practices is unsustained and, I suspect, unsustainable.
The choicest morsel here derives from one correspondent from Chorley in 1902 who, clearly under the influence of Sir James Frazer, writes: The rhythmic movements and fantastic gyrations of the dancers are a modified survival of a heathen war dance (p.