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The anguish of snails : Native American folklore in the West

Author: Barre Toelken
Publisher: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©2003.
Series: Folklife of the West, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Within a framework of performance theory, cultural worldview, and collaborative research, Toelken examines Native American visual arts, dance, oral tradition (story and song), humor, and patterns of thinking and discovery to demonstrate what can be gleaned from Indian traditions by Natives and non-Natives alike. Winner of the Chicago Folklore Prize.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Toelken, Barre.
Anguish of snails.
Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003006172
(OCoLC)51867953
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barre Toelken
ISBN: 0874214750 9780874214758
OCLC Number: 53924371
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 204 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: the snail's clues --
Cultural patterns in Native American folklore: an introduction --
Visual patterns of performance: arts --
Kinetic patterns of performance: dance --
Oral patterns of performance: story and song --
Patterns and themes in Native humor --
Cultural patterns of discovery --
Epilogue: "gleaning" and the active audience.
Series Title: Folklife of the West, v. 2.
Responsibility: Barre Toelken.
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Within a framework of performance theory, cultural worldview, and collaborative research, Toelken examines Native American visual arts, dance, oral tradition (story and song), humor, and patterns of thinking and discovery to demonstrate what can be gleaned from Indian traditions by Natives and non-Natives alike. Winner of the Chicago Folklore Prize.

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