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Verbal Narrative

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapters examines the categories of performance, remembrance and memory, song and declamatory chant, repetition, dialogue, and reported speech. All of these features build the context for the ... More


Textual Narrative

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter shows that the verbal and visual narrative, or text, of Devnārāyan can be understood, or rather imagined, by placing it within a framework of interrelating texts. It is the intertextual ... More


Historical Narrative

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the related discourses on time and history that the narrative deals with. The materials for this are primarily provided by the oral telling of the narrative, recited by Śri ... More


Divine Testimony

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This last chapter focuses on the different chapters in Devnārāyan’s biography, which is largely qualified by the various instances of the testimony he provides. The aim is not to furnish an ... More


An Introduction to Narrative Inquiry

Kathleen Wells

in Narrative Inquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195385793
eISBN:
9780199827237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385793.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter introduces the topic of narrative inquiry. It provides a rationale for the use of narrative research methods within social work and related professions, and it notes the relative dearth ... More


Of Sand or Soil: Genealogy and Tribal Belonging in Saudi Arabia

Nadav Samin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164441
eISBN:
9781400873852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164441.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Why do tribal genealogies matter in modern-day Saudi Arabia? What compels the strivers and climbers of the new Saudi Arabia to want to prove their authentic descent from one or another prestigious ... More


Social Narrative

Aditya Malik

in Nectar Gaze and Poison Breath: An Analysis and Translation of the Rajasthani Oral Narrative of Devnarayan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195150193
eISBN:
9780199784653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195150198.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter focuses on the way social interrelationships are perceived and defined. Broadly speaking, these interrelationships are articulated in more than one way: through ancestry, kinship, ... More


Imagining Jamaica's Maroons

Kenneth M. Bilby

in True-Born Maroons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how the Jamaican Maroons imagine themselves and their past. It suggests that it is important to acknowledge the historicity of a large number of Maroon oral traditions and ... More


The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Sadhana Naithani

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734553
eISBN:
9781621037699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734553.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book examines folklore collections compiled by British colonial administrators, military men, missionaries, and women in the British colonies of Africa, Asia, and Australia between 1860 and ... More


Singing the homeland

Laura Jeffery

in Chagos Islanders in Mauritius and the UK: Forced Displacement and Onward Migration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084300
eISBN:
9781781702451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084300.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Displaced Chagos islanders are not only embroiled in political mobilisation and protest: they also participate in cultural expression in exile. This chapter illustrates how representations of a ... More


Makbara

in Juan Goytisolo and the Poetics of Contagion: The Evolution of a Radical Aesthetic in the Later Novels

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853238362
eISBN:
9781846313387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853238362.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the aesthetic principles in Juan Goytisolo's novel Makbara. It considers Goytisolo's emphasis on the ‘prosodic’ dimension of the language and analyses the multi–layered ... More


Conclusion

Babacar M’Baye

in The Trickster Comes West: Pan-African Influence in Early Black Diasporan Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732337
eISBN:
9781604733525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732337.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book explores specific traditional African oral narratives and cultures pervaded by the spirit of individual and collective resistance against tyrannical authority. Complex traditions and ideas ... More


Ever Indomitable

Kenneth M. Bilby

in True-Born Maroons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the indomitable nature of the Jamaican Maroons. It suggests that the stereotypical labels of Maroons being hot-headed, fiery, and fierce may border on caricature, they hint at ... More


Transformation in the Verbal Art of Clementina Todesco

Carol Bonomo Jennngs and Christine Palamidessi Moore

in American Woman, Italian Style: Italian Americana's Best Writings on Women

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823231751
eISBN:
9780823241286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823231751.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Clementina Todesco was born in 1903 in Faller, a remote Alpine village characterized by an extremely rich oral narrative tradition. Within the Fallerese way of life, the stable provided the setting ... More


Never to Forget: Secrecy, Trust, and Betrayal

Kenneth M. Bilby

in True-Born Maroons

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032788
eISBN:
9780813039138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032788.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the themes of secrecy, trust and betrayal that permeate Jamaican Maroon consciousness. It explains that these linchpins remain at the center of the Maroon ethos and suggests ... More


Ainu Spirits Singing: The Living World of Chiri Yukie's Ainu Shin'yoshu

Sarah M. Strong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835125
eISBN:
9780824870331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835125.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Indigenous peoples throughout the globe are custodians of a unique, priceless, and increasingly imperiled legacy of oral lore. Among them the Ainu, a people native to northeastern Asia, stand out for ... More


Introduction

Shelly O'foran

in Little Zion: A Church Baptized by Fire

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830482
eISBN:
9781469606118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876664_o_foran.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book discusses the rebuilding of the Little Zion Baptist Church in 1996 after it mysteriously caught fire that same year. Drawing on oral narratives from church members, it details Little Zion's ... More


Animals Behaving Badly: Indigenous Perceptions of Wildlife Protection 1

Ben Campbell

in Living Between Juniper and Palm: Nature, Culture, and Power in the Himalayas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198078524
eISBN:
9780199082278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078524.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The Langtang National Park prevents killing crop-raiding animals, but the practice of hunting and the game of sharing the hunted have been ideologically and historically central to social cooperation ... More


Little Zion: A Church Baptized by Fire

Shelly O'Foran

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830482
eISBN:
9781469606118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876664_o_foran
Subject:
History, African-American History

The arson attacks in early 2006 on a number of small Baptist churches in rural Alabama recalled the rash of burnings at dozens of predominantly black houses of worship in the South during the ... More


Memory Map 4: Chinese People’s Memories

Mariko Asano Tamanoi

in Memory Maps: The State and Manchuria in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832674
eISBN:
9780824870072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832674.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter first discusses the memories of the Japanese colonization of Manchuria that were recounted by ordinary Chinese people and then published in the cultural and historical documents ... More


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