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TitleDateReferenceAuthorsCall #ISSN
No drums or spears2016/2017 Res 67/68: 299-315
  • Adam Jasper
*H6 [RES-]0277-1322
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Theory of anthropology; Agency; Modern art; Primitivism; Criticism; Art and anthropology; Alfred Gell
Authorless authority: a proposal on agency and ritual artefacts2016 Journal of material culture 21 (1): 133-50
  • Carlo Severi
H6/KF [JOURNAL-]1359-1835
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Africa; West Africa; Identity; Authority; Fetishes; Ritual objects; Material culture; Art; Agency; Alfred Gell
Pierre Smith's mind traps: the origin and ramifications of a theory of ritual efficacy2015 Anthropological theory 15 (3): 358-74
  • Arnaud Halloy
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Theory of anthropology; Senses and sensation; Mind and body; Cognition; Transformation; Ritual; Alfred Gell; Pierre Smith
Art/artefact/commodity: installation design and the exhibition of Oceanic things at two New York museums in the 1940s2012 The Australian journal of anthropology 23 (2): 129-57
  • Robert J. Foster
H6/KF [AUSTRALIAN-]1035-8811
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Americas; Australasia and Pacific; North America; United States; New York City; Theoretical models; Art; Ethnographic artefacts; Design; Exhibition techniques; Museums; Alfred Gell
L'art d'Alfred Gell: de quelques raisons d'un désenchantement2010 L'Homme 193: 167-84
  • Brigitte Derlon
  • Monique Jeudy-Ballini
H6 [HOMME-]0439-4216
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Modern art; Beauty; Aesthetics; Art and anthropology; Theory of Anthropology; Anthropologists; Marchel Duchamp; Alfred Gell; French
The theory of enchantment and the enchantment of theory: the art of Alfred Gell2010 Oceania 80 (2): 129-42
  • Brigitte Derlon
  • Monique Jeudy-Ballini
H6/KX [OCEANIA-]0029-8077
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Australasia and Pacific; Melanesia; Criticism; Aesthetics; Agency; Theory of anthropology; Art and anthropology; Alfred Gell
Art as a mode of action: some problems with Gell's Art and agency2009 Journal of material culture 14 (1): 5-27
  • Howard Morphy
H6/KF [JOURNAL-]1359-1835
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Australasia and Pacific; Australia; Yolngu; Australian Aborigines; Social anthropologists; Academic controversies; Semiotics; Initiation rites; Aesthetics; Agency; Theory of anthropology; Art and anthropology; Alfred Gell
Anthropology as comparative anatomy? Reflecting on the study of material culture during the late 1800s and the late 1900s2007 Journal of material culture 12 (1): 89-112
  • Frances Larson
H6/KF [JOURNAL-]1359-1835
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Europe; British Isles; United Kingdom; Technology; Science; Methods in anthropology; Research; Material culture; Alfred Gell; Henry Balfour
Perfume, symbolism and spell2006 Terrain 47: 19-34, 141
  • Alfred Gell
H6 [TERRAIN-]0760-5668in thematic issue 'Odeurs'; English summary
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Australasia and Pacific; Melanesia; Papua New Guinea; Incantations; Magic; Dreams; Symbolism; Senses and sensation; Phenomenology; Odours; Smell; French
A critique of Alfred Gell on Art and agency2004 Oceania 74 (4): 309-24
  • Ross Bowden
H6/KX [OCEANIA-]0029-8077review article on Art and agency: an anthropological theory by A Gell (Oxford: Clarendon Pr, 1998)
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General; Agency; Visual perception; Cognition; Objects; Aesthetics; Criticism; Work of Alfred Gell; Academic controversies; Theory of anthropology; Art and anthropology
Antropologia e arte: uma relação de amor e ódio2003 Ilha: revista de antropologia 5 (2): 93-113
  • Elsje Maria Lagrou
H6/KUL [ILHA-]1517-35XEnglish summary
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Aesthetics; Agency; Theory of anthropology; Art and anthropology; Alfred Gell; Portuguese
The fame of trinis: websites as traps2000 Journal of material culture 5 (1): 5-24
  • Daniel Miller
H6/KF [JOURNAL-]1359-1835
Keywords: General; Work of Alfred Gell; Trinidad; Agency; Art; Space and time; Information technology; Internet
A theory of art: on Alfred Gell's'Art and agency1999 Terrain 32: 119-28, 157
  • Maurice Bloch
English summary
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General; Cognition and culture; Aesthetics; Work of Alfred Gell; Agency; Art; French
Alfred Gell (1945-1997)1999 American anthropologist 101 (1): 152-5
  • Eric Hirsch
Keywords: Obituary; General; Alfred Gell
The extended agency of Alfred Gell1998 Anthropology today 14 (4): 1-2
  • Simon Harrison
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General; Work of Alfred Gell; Aesthetics; Art
Exalting the king and obstructing the State: a political interpretation of royal ritual in Bastar district, central India1997 Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (New Series) 3 (3): 433-50
  • Alfred Gell
HI [JOURNAL-]French summary
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Asia; South Asia; Tribal peoples; Hindus; Ritual; The State; Kings and rulers; Madhya Pradesh; India
Alfred Gell [12.6.1945-28.1.1997]1997 Anthropology today 13 (2): 21-3
  • Eric Hirsch
Keywords: Obituary; General; Alfred Gell; Chris Pinney; Suzanne Kuchler
Amour, connaissance et dissimulation1996 Terrain 27: 5-14
  • Alfred Gell
introduction to special section, 'L'amour'
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General; Cross-cultural studies; Perception and representation; Interpersonal relations; Love
Vogel's net: traps as artworks and artworks as traps1996 Journal of material culture 1 (1): 15-38
  • Alfred Gell
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General; Traps and trapping; Symbolism; Aesthetics; Material culture; Art
Technology and magic1988 Anthropology Today : 6-9
  • Alfred Gell
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General
Anthropology, material culture and consumerism1988 JASO - Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford : 43-8
  • Alfred Gell
review article on 'Material culture and mass consumption' by D Miller (Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1987)
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General
How to read a map: remarks on the practical logic of navigation1985 Man 20: 271-86
  • Alfred Gell
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; General
[film]The Red Bowmen1981 50mins Colour / Dvd Or Vhs
  • Alfred Gell Anthropologist
Keywords: Cultural ethnography; Australasia and Pacific; Melanesia; Papua New Guinea; Umeda; Fertility