Shamanism in Performing Arts

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Tʻae-gon Kim, Mihály Hoppál, Otto Von Sadovszky
Akadémiai Kiadó, Jan 1, 1995 - Religion - 291 pages
Contains papers and lectures from two 1993 conferences of the International Society for Shamanistic Research, reporting on current research in artistic aspects of shamanism and focusing on shamanic practices in Asia and Eurasia. Topics include Manchu shamanic dance; shamanic visual art of Nepal; ancient Hungarian folk songs and shamanic songs of the minorities of North China; the poetry of shamanism; and the revival of shamanism in the contemporary North. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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Contents

The Symbolic UrMeaning of Shamanism
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Are Trance Ecstasy and Similar Concepts Appropriate
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Considerations
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