The Resource Homo Narrans : the poetics and anthropology of oral literature, John D. Niles

Homo Narrans : the poetics and anthropology of oral literature, John D. Niles

Label
Homo Narrans : the poetics and anthropology of oral literature
Title
Homo Narrans
Title remainder
the poetics and anthropology of oral literature
Statement of responsibility
John D. Niles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Niles, John D
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR72.3
LC item number
.N56 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Storytelling
  • Oral tradition
  • Folk literature
Label
Homo Narrans : the poetics and anthropology of oral literature, John D. Niles
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([237]-264) and index
Contents
Making connections -- Somatic communication -- Poetry as social praxis -- Oral poetry acts -- Beowulf as ritualized discourse -- Context and loss -- The strong tradition-bearer -- Conclusion: wordpower wells from deep in the throat
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
280 p.
Isbn
9780812235043
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99010074
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)40856782
Label
Homo Narrans : the poetics and anthropology of oral literature, John D. Niles
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([237]-264) and index
Contents
Making connections -- Somatic communication -- Poetry as social praxis -- Oral poetry acts -- Beowulf as ritualized discourse -- Context and loss -- The strong tradition-bearer -- Conclusion: wordpower wells from deep in the throat
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
280 p.
Isbn
9780812235043
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99010074
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)40856782

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