Item 179 - Copy letter from B. Malinowski to Sir James Frazer

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Add. MS b/36/179


Copy letter from B. Malinowski to Sir James Frazer


  • c 1947-c 1955 (Creation)

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El Boquin, Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife, Canary Isles. Dated 10.2.21 - Was interested to hear about [John] Roscoe's return, is pleased there has been so much press coverage; is staying in Tenerife until he has finished writing the Trobriand material; is happy to hear Frazer has accepted the Presidency of Section H of the British Association; would like to have a reprint of his Ernest Renan lecture, anything he says about the Comparative Method and its application to religious problems is of interest; describes the book he is writing on intertribal trading and sailing and hopes that it will be published by a firm like Macmillan, with publicity, and asks him to put in a good word; his wife has learned a good deal of Spanish, but he is trying not to relearn it, as he wants his English to be better and not mixed in with Spanish.

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