2 edition of Man, play, and games found in the catalog.
Translation of: Les jeux et les hommes.Bibliogr.3
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|Pagination||xvi, 130 p. :|
|Number of Pages||65|
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A compendium and comparative view of the thirty-eight state laws of marriage and divorce in the United States (in 1882)
In the latter, rules do not govern or establish the play: instead the players play roles.
They are identifying categories of things that are closely related to play or play-inchoate. Before I get onto the juicy Man of how to beat them at and games mind games, you need to understand why men play these mind games. Kudos to Caillois for including detailed extracts in his endnotes, and to Meyer Barash for bothering to translate them all.
His books included works of anthropology, sociology, psychoanalysis, art, and literary criticism. This also gives them a sense of power. The initial portion of the essay focuses on Caillois's scholarly career as a response to the public events and intellectual movements of his time.
Caillois also examines the means by which games become part of daily life and ultimately contribute to various cultures their most characteristic and games and institutions. Not blown away but definitely fascinating. Im raising my child on my own and im glad he's not involved because i fear his narcissistic behavior could have a negative effect on my child's mental well-being.
" The article then analyzes the themes Caillois developed in these writings and compares them to Johan Huizinga's interpretation of play in "Homo Ludens.
I am quoted in this article about vaccination and the Olympics.
It is absorbing, with its own sense of space and time.