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Storytracking : texts, stories & histories in Central Australia

Author: Sam D Gill
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Storytracking is a work of theory and application. It is both a study of history and culture and of the academic issues accompanying the interpretation and observation of other peoples. Sam Gill writes about Central Australia, but, more importantly, he writes about the business of trying to live responsibly and decisively in a postmodern world faced with irreconcilable diversity and complexity, with undeniable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Folklore
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sam D Gill
ISBN: 0195115872 9780195115871 0195115880 9780195115888
OCLC Number: 36066054
Description: xi, 276 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Storytracking the Arrente through the Academic Bush --
2. Storytracking Toward Theory --
3. Central Australia --
4. Irbmangkara --
5. Altjira --
6. The Arrernte --
7. Storytracking the Academic Study of Religion --
8. End Game.
Responsibility: Sam D. Gill.
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This work takes the narrative technique of "storytracking", as practised by Australian aboriginal peoples, and applies it to the academic study of their culture. The author proposes to get as close  Read more...

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The strength of this book lies in its points of intersection, its detailed comparisons, and the emergence of a kind of narrative cohesion around differing interpretations of the Numbakulla texts. Read more...

 
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