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Pak Duri

Joshua D Pilzer

in Hearts of Pine: Songs in the Lives of Three Korean Survivors of the Japanese "Comfort Women"

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199759569
eISBN:
9780199932306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759569.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The author investigates the life and songs of Pak Duri, a survivor of the “comfort woman” system living at the House of Sharing. Pak Duri composed, pastiched and sang ribald songs drawn from across ... More


Birds and Humanity: Women’s Songs

Mark Hertica

in The Ecology of the Spoken Word: Amazonian Storytelling and Shamanism among the Napo Runa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036569
eISBN:
9780252093609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036569.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter presents translations and interpretations of six women's songs that speak to the power of the feminine voice and the feminine soul. These songs feature feminine shape-shifting relations ... More


Tending Lives Through Songs

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter begins with the author's account of her first visit to a village in Kangra, India, in April 1975. She then describes returning to Kangra in 1991 to research songs. She lived in Kangra ... More


The Ground That Grows Songs

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter looks more closely at Kangra as a distinctive cultural region and offers an overview on songs. As a way to introduce ideal life stages and associated fears of what might go wrong, the ... More


Playing: Krishna’s Mothers, Sister, and Lovers

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on one of the author's mentors, Jagadamba Mataji. From the very first time they met, Jagadamba Mataji met the author's wish to learn with an exuberant willingness to teach. Many ... More


Going: Saili as Plant and Goddess

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the metaphor of “going” and how songs provide a means for rising beyond the immediacies of daily responsibilities and the impasses posed by difficult situations. Offering a ... More


Bathing: The Transformative Flows of Sound

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents the author's reflections on songs as a form of “bathing” (nauhṇā). Dipping into the flow of sound, and in particular the repetition of divine names through songs, singers and ... More


Attaining: The Mountain Daughter’s Many Forms

Kirin Narayan

in Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226407425
eISBN:
9780226407739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226407739.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter focuses on Sita-devi, an old woman who shared her favorite songs with the author. Like many accomplished singers of her generation, Sita-devi most valued songs carrying mythological ... More


Reformed Theology in Gaelic Women’s Poetry and Song

Anne Macleod Hill

in The History of Scottish Theology, Volume II: From the Early Enlightenment to the Late Victorian Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198759348
eISBN:
9780191819896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759348.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

Gaelic women’s poetry and song track the reception of Reformed theology in Gaelic communities both geographically and diachronically. They also allow insights into the spiritual, ethical, and ... More


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