For clifford geertz, in his essay entitled, deep play notes on a balinese cockfight-, there are some defining moments during his time studying bali that i think he. With the publishing of his book, ‘the interpretation of cultures’ in 1973, geertz has often been hailed as the champion of symbolic anthropology. 1 from i the interpretation of cultures selected essays by clifford geertz basic books, inc, publishers new york ©1973 chapter 2.
The essay “deep play: notes on the balinese cockfight” is written by a well respected anthropologist by the name of clifford geertz, who details his observations of the balinese culture geertz was a professor at princeton and received his phd from harvard, as well as publishing several successful books in the field of anthropology.
In the interpretation of cultures: selected essays clifford geertz pp 3–30 new york: basic books 1976 from the native's point of view in meaning in anthropology. Clifford geertz, local knowledge: further essays in inpretative anthropology basic books clifford geertz, interpretation of cultures, basic books classics.