Oral Tradition and Hispanic Literature: Essays in Honor of Samuel G. Armistead

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First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Examines the oral narrative traditions from several cultures, including Sephardic Jews, Breton, Anglo-Scots, and Croatian; and Hispanic literature from the Iberian peninsula and the new world. Eight of the 27 essays are in Spanish. Among the topics are nonverbal communication in the Jewish folk narrative, Judeo- Spanish ballads, several perspectives on El Cid, folklore in Costa Rica, Sephardic versions of the Midas legend, female voices, and the French epic prayer. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Direction of Doctoral Dissertations
Introduction 3
Nonverbal Communication and Genre Definition of the Jewish Folk Narrative 15
Suvenires de la Vida: Life History among Sephardic Jews 33
Tune and Text: A New Look at Contamination in Two Judeo-Spanish Ballads from the Eastern Tradition 67
The Respected Oral Tradition Which Promoted the Calumny of the Jews 81
El Mio Cid y su Intencionalidad Historica (Version Anotada) 111
Romancero Tradicional, Romancero en Asturias y Romancero Asturiano 163
Martinez de Toledo's "Nightmare" and the Courtly and Oral Traditions 189
El Cuento Folklorico en Costa Rica 217
Mais Algumas Notulas em Torno Aos Contos de Trabalho de Tras-os-Montes 231
Liminal Junctures: Courtly Codes in the Cantar de Mio Cid 257
La Diccion Formularia en el Corrido: Un Estudio Comparativo de las Formulas y las Expresiones Formularias en el Corrido y el Romance 271
Corridos from Costa Rica 291
Everything to Gold: the Midas Legend in the Sephardic Context 323
F. M. Luzel, Collector of Breton Folktales 341
The Jezebel Paradigm: Construction of an Image for Dona Lambra and Dona Urraca 353
La Funcion de la Transgresion Femenina en la Estructura Narrativa del Romance 385
El Heroe Moderno: Actualizacion vs. Idealizacion 401
As Recolhas Ineditas do Romanceiro Transmontano 415
The Expressive Resources of Anglo-Scots Balladry 445
Life Itself: Storytelling as the Tradition of Openness in the Conde Lucanor 469
The Tradition of Croatian "Folk" Poetry of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries Collected in Gradisce [Burgenland]: Notes for the Comparative Study of Literature 497
Men's Language, Women's Power: Female Voices in the Romancero Viejo 523
Conde Claros Confessor 549
From Bandello to Freud and Lacan: Lope de Vega's El Castigo sin Venganza 583
"Folklore" y "Creacion Popular" en Antonio Machado y Juan Ramon Jimenez 603
Jimena's Prayer in the Cantor de Mio Cid and the French Epic Prayer 619
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