Oral Poetry: Its Nature, Significance and Social Context
CUP Archive, 28.2.1980 - 299 sivua
Oral poetry is a wide subject that ranges from American 'folk-songs', Eskimo lyrics or popular songs, to the heroic poems of Homer and distinct epic composers in Asia and the Pacific. Unlike previous works, this book takes a broad comparative view and considers oral poetry from Africa, Asia and Oceania as well as Europe and America. Dr Finnegan includes in her argument the results of topical research from all over the world, thus illuminating and suggesting fresh conclusions to many controversies: the nature of 'oral tradition'; possible connections between types of poetry and types of society; the differences between oral and written communication; and the role of poets in non-literate societies.
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Some approaches to the study of oral poetry
Style and performance
Transmission distribution and publication
How do oral poems reach their audiences?
Oral transmission and writing
Audience context and function
Poetry and society
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Oral poetry: its nature, significance, and social context
Ruth H. Finnegan
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