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Definition of "ethnographic" []

  • Relating to ethnography (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ethnographic" in a sentence
  • "There's a fascinating correlation between Ethnographic Film and Pornographic Film: consider how "natives"/"savages" are often naked in ethnographic films (New Guinea tribesman or Amazonian Indians) -- just as in pornographic film, actors 'bodies are objectified and presented as "other" than subjectively embodied human being."
  • "Sometimes the facts of native peoples as eminently described in ethnographic works are simply not enough to imbue our minds with an original, native viewpoint."
  • "J.R. Firth, though sympathetic to his aims, regarded his technical linguistic contribution as consisting of 'sporadic comments immersed and perhaps lost in what is properly called his ethnographic analysis.'"