The ecology of the spoken word : Amazonian storytelling and the shamanism among the Napo Runa (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The ecology of the spoken word : Amazonian storytelling and the shamanism among the Napo Runa

Author: Michael A Uzendoski; Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beyond words, exploring Quichua aesthetic expression

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Uzendoski; Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy
ISBN: 9780252036569 0252036565
OCLC Number: 1040982691
Description: 245 p.
Contents: Introduction: What is Storytelling?; 1. Somatic Poetry, Towards an Embodied Ethnopoetics; 2: Primordial Floods and the Expressive Body; 3: The Iluku Myth, the Sun, and the Anaconda: Axis Mundi Relationality in Amazonian Quichua Mythology; 4: Birds and Humanity: Women's Songs; 5: The Twins and the Jaguars: Verse-Analysis of a Napo Quichua Myth-Narrative; 6: The Cuillurguna; 7:The Petroglyphs and The Twins Ascent; 8: Cosmological Communitas in Contemporary Amazonian Music; 9: Conclusion References; Contents of the Media Files
Responsibility: by Michael A Uzendoski and Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy.

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"Ought to adorn the shelves not only of Amazonianists and ethnomusicologists, but also of anyone, anthropologist or otherwise, who is interested in the history and practice of story-telling in all Read more...

 
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