Woven Gods: Female Clowns and Power in Rotuma / Edition 1

Woven Gods: Female Clowns and Power in Rotuma / Edition 1

by Vilsoni Hereniko
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780824816551
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
Pacific Islands Monographs
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
218
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
1Prologue: Homeward Bound1
2Homemade Entertainment12
3The "Feel" of Clowning Around27
4Mythologizing Humor and Clowning37
5Woman on Top: Why Not?65
6Fine Mats and Spirits103
7Woven Gods131
8Epilogue: Being Rotuman138
Appendix: Comparisons of Theory and Practice143
Notes167
References181
Index195

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