To Speak in Pairs: Essays on the Ritual Languages of eastern Indonesiaby James J. Fox
Pub. Date: 03/10/1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This collection of essays represents an important advance in the study of oral literature in context. See more details below
This collection of essays represents an important advance in the study of oral literature in context.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Oral and Literate Culture Series, #15
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of Contents
Illustrations; The contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction James J. Fox; 1. Etiquette in Kodi spirit communication: the lips told to pronounce, the mouths told to speak Janet Alison Hoskins; 2. Method in the metaphor: the ritual language of Wanukaka David Mitchell; 3. Li'i marapu: speech and ritual among the Wewewa of west Sumba Brigitte Renard-Clamagirand; 4. The pattern of prayer in Weyéwa Joel C. Kuipers; 5. Fashioned speech, full communication: aspects of eastern Sumbanese ritual language Gregory Forth; 6. Manu Kama's road, Tepa Nilu's path: theme, narrative, and formula in Rotinese ritual language James J. Fox; 7. The case of the purloined statues: the power of words among the Lionese Eriko Aoki; 8. The journey of the bridegroom: idioms of marriage among the Endenese Satoshi Nakagawa; 9. A quest for the source: the ontogenesis of a creation myth of the Ata Tana Ai E. D. Lewis; 10. The tree of desire: a Toraja ritual poem Charles Zerner and Toby Alice Volkman; Notes; References; Index.
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