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Within the field of anthropology and other social sciences, ethnography is a genre of writing used to describe human interactions. Ethnographic realism is a style of ethnographic writing that narrates the author's experiences and observations as if the reader was witnessing or experiencing events first hand. A work written using ethnographic realism may be referred to as a realist ethnography, and classified as a subgenre of ethnography.
Styles of ethnographic realism
George Marcus and Dick Cushman described and categorized realist ethnographies under certain characteristics.
- Totalizing description
- Omniscient narration
- Native interpretation
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