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Native Latin American Cultures Through Their Discourse Ellen B. Basso

Native Latin American Cultures Through Their Discourse

Ellen B. Basso

Published March 1st 1992
ISBN : 9781879407008
Paperback
184 pages
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These essays, most of them in the tradition of anthropological study of folklore, expand the current boundaries of the discipline and provide additional case studies to a growing literature in discourse analysis of oral performance. --Dan Ben-AmosMoreThese essays, most of them in the tradition of anthropological study of folklore, expand the current boundaries of the discipline and provide additional case studies to a growing literature in discourse analysis of oral performance. --Dan Ben-AmosAuthors examine weeping, double-talk, community-building, music, myth, humor and play, and concepts of time and history in various native Latin American communities.