Verbal art as performance
Written from the perspective of the folklorist & linguistic anthropologist, this work represents a clear assembly of perspective & methodology of these fields from the viewpoint of performance--artistic action & artistic event. Includes supplementary essays by various authors.
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Abrahams American Folklore analysis ancient words anthropologists arkar art as performance artistic aspects audience Austin Bauman and Sherzer Ben-Amos ceremonial varieties chairman Chamula genres Chamula oral tradition chant chicha Clive Richardson competence conception congress house context conventionally culture Cuna literature Cuna verbal art curing ikar devices discussion Dundes essay esthetic example folklorists formal formulae Fourth Creation frame genres golden box Gossen hearts are heated Hymes ikala Ilongot important J. L. Austin Jakobson joke k'op kabary kapur Ladino linguistic literary Malagasy means metacommunication metanarration metaphoric couplets Michelle Rosaldo myth narration olouluti Oral Literature orator paralinguistic parallel couplet patterns perspective pisep plant poetic present pure speech pure words recent words refer relationship repetition ritual speech role San Bias singer sociolinguistics song speaking speech event speechmaking story storytelling style stylistic symbol taxonomy tea meeting telling texts true recent narrative Tzotzil verbal art verbal behavior