From: Mennonite Quarterly Review Vol. By Lilli Gebhard. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.
Anthropologists have often hesitated to use literary analysis to examine and characterize culture. This may be due to the fact that anthropology, among scholars in the United States, at least, was traditionally more focused on nonliterary cultures.
In Dating russlanddeutsche, where the term "ethnology"--that is, a focus on cultures with a considerable history of written traditions--is preferred, an approach to cultural description via this route seems to commend itself more readily. Lilli Gebhard illustrates this broader approach in her study of the Russian Mennonite experience.
The growth of a literary corpus among Russian Mennonites has been sporadic and seems to follow the ups and downs of social and economic conditions. As long as the colonizing process goes on historically speakingwith dating russlanddeutsche pioneering, backbreaking work and its community-building process, there is very little literary activity.
With the acquisition of wealth, hired labor, and the possibility of retirement, literary activity typically sets in. Another motivational drive has been immigration itself, with moves into new contexts, with different ways of life, different surroundings, and the possibility or threat, depending on how it is perceived of integration into new societies. This set of This is a preview. Get the full text kennenlernen daf arbeitsblätter your school or public library.
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