Sound and Sentiment

Sound and Sentiment

by Steven Feld

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ISBN-13: 9780822395898
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 344
Sales rank: 385,975
File size: 11 MB
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About the Author

Steven Feld is a musician, filmmaker, and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Music at the University of New Mexico. His books include Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana, also published by Duke University Press. He is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction to the Third Edition xiii

Introduction to the Second Edition xxxix

Introduction to the First Edition 3

1. The Boy Who Became a Muni Bird 20

2. To You They Are Birds, to Me They Are Voices in the Forest 44

3. Weeping That Moves Women to Song 86

4. The Poetics of Loss and Abandonment 130

5. Song That Moves Men to Tears 163

6. In the Form of a Bird: Kaluli Aesthetics 217

Postscript, 1989 239

Appendix: Kaluli Folk Ornithology 269

Glossary of Kaluli Terms 279

References 284

Discography 292

Index 293

Additional Resources 299

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