The guide from Omelas: Action anthropology with miracle icing

  • Ljiljana Gavrilović The Institute of Ethnography SASA Belgrade
Keywords:
Ursula Le Guin, racism, feminism, science fiction, anthropology

Abstract

Literary piece by Ursula Le Guin, a science fiction author, is linked with theoretical, as well as practical anthropology, in several ways. Her life, education, prose production and reception of her work create a whole, which is in many ways related with anthropology on the one, and the changes in the modern world on the other side. Her work has, owing to its great popularity, contributed to a great extent to the adoption of some primarily anthropological thesis with the broadest population (not only among Americans) and thus significantly influenced the change of the public discourse-the shaping of the contemporary ideal picture of the world.

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Published
2008-11-03
How to Cite
Gavrilović, Ljiljana. 2008. “The Guide from Omelas: Action Anthropology With Miracle Icing”. Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology 3 (2), 89-105. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.21301/eap.v3i2.6.