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The Poetry of Everyday Life Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Author: Bob Holman
Publisher: Ithaca Cornell University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
The Poetry of Everyday Life -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I. Poetry in People -- 1. Kindred Spirits: Sea of Souls -- 2. Intimacy in Language: Poetry in Family Expressions -- 3. Laughter for Dessert: Lightness of Being -- Part II. Poetry in Play -- 4. The Poetry of Ping-Pong: The Art in Sport -- 5. Days of Chess and Backgammon: Life's Game Board -- 6. Inventing a Language for

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Holman, Bob.
Poetry of Everyday Life : Storytelling and the Art of Awareness.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Holman
ISBN: 9781501702358 1501702351
OCLC Number: 1020706684
Awards: Short-listed for Chicago Folklore Prize 2017 (United States)
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (281 Seiten)


Part memoir, part essay, and partly a guide to maximizing your capacity for fulfillment and expression, The Poetry of Everyday Life taps into the artistic side of what we often take for granted.  Read more...


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"For the folklorist, the book is of considerable interest because it shows us how one prominent public-sector folklorist approaches his material in a manner that is somewhat distinctive." * Journal Read more...

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