Technicians of the Sacred: A Range of Poetries from Africa, America, Asia, Europe & Oceania

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Jerome Rothenberg
University of California Press, Jan 1, 1985 - Chansons folkloriques - Textes - 636 pages
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Review: Technicians of the Sacred: A Range of Poetries from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania

User Review  - Baiocco - Goodreads

this is an amazing poetry resource. More of an anthropological account than a critical study of various schools, it opens your mind to early formations, rituals and motifs in poetry. i spent about 3 ... Read full review

Review: Technicians of the Sacred: A Range of Poetries from Africa, America, Asia, Europe and Oceania

User Review  - M. - Goodreads

A necessary anthology, though I didn't end up reading any of the commentary because I didn't realize it was at the back of the book until I reached the end, and reading the commentary outside of the ... Read full review

Contents

To the God of Fire as a Horse India
44
How Isaac Tens Became a Shaman Gitksan Indian
50
The Dog Vision Sioux Indian Lakota
58
The Dream of Enkidu Mesopotamia
65
Spell Against Jaundice Serbian
71
Offering Flowers Aztec
82
When Hare Heard of Death Winnebago Indian
89
The Story of the Leopard Tortoise Bushman Africa
95
From Inatoipippiler Cuna
246
Poems for a Carnival Quechua
254
The Machi Exorcises the Spirit Huecuve Araucanian
260
The Quest of Milarepa Tibetan
271
From The Nine Songs Chinese
278
A Shaman Vision Poem Chinese
286
A Song of the Spider Goddess Ainu
293
Things Seen by the Shaman Karawe Chukchee
301

The String Game Bushman Africa
104
Improvised Song Against a White
107
Lily Events Arnhem Land Australia
113
GoingAround Event Asiatic Eskimo
119
Peacemaking Event Andaman Islands
126
Taming the Storm Copper Eskimo
135
A Dialogue for God
144
Ghosts Shadows Gabon Pygmy
149
The Comet Ekoi
157
for Kodzo Others Ewe
164
Seven PraiseMottoes Dogon
170
Ika Meji Yoruba
181
Voice of the Karaw Bamana
191
Mide Songs PictureSongs Ojibwa
205
Three Teton Sioux Songs
213
Song of the Humpbacked Flute Player Hopi
219
A Song of the Winds Seri
226
The Painted Book Nahuatl Texcoco
233
BloodGirl the Chiefs
240
Mantra for Binding a Witch Baiga India
309
For the Lord of Caves Kannada India
317
The Battle Between Anat the Forces of
324
Song of the Arval Brothers Roman
333
A Song of Amergin Irish
341
The Nine Herbs Charm AngloSaxon
347
Odins Shaman Song Icelandic
353
Blood River Shaman Chant Nenets
359
The Message of King Sakis the Legend of the Twelve
364
Deep Song Spanish Gypsy
372
Twelve Kura Songs from Tikopia
379
The Gumagabu Song Trobriand Islands New Guinea
385
The Daybreak Mudbara Australia
391
The First Truck at Tambrey Jindjiparndi Australia
403
The Woman Who Married a Caterpillar
411
The Lovers I Kapingamarangi Polynesia
417
Animal Story X Fiji Melanesia
423
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