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Native Latin American Cultures through Their Discourse
     

Native Latin American Cultures through Their Discourse

by Ellen B. Basso (Editor), Joel Sherzer, Jonathan D. Hill, Jane H. Hill, Janet W. Hendricks
 

"These essays, most of them in the tradition of anthropological study of folklore, expand the current boundaries of the discipline and provide additional case studies to a growing literature in discourse analysis of oral performance."—Dan Ben-Amos

Authors examine weeping, double-talk, community-building, music, myth, humor and play, and concepts of time and

Overview

"These essays, most of them in the tradition of anthropological study of folklore, expand the current boundaries of the discipline and provide additional case studies to a growing literature in discourse analysis of oral performance."—Dan Ben-Amos

Authors examine weeping, double-talk, community-building, music, myth, humor and play, and concepts of time and history in various native Latin American communities.

Indiana University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781879407008
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
03/22/1992
Series:
Special Publications of the Folklore Institute, Indiana University Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

ELLEN B. BASSO is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Arizona. Her published work includes A Musical View of the University: Kalapalo Myth and Ritual Performances.

Indiana University Press

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