Essays on the verbal and visual arts / June Helm, editor.

Author
American Ethnological Society [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Seattle : Distributed by the University of Washington Press, [1967]
Description
iv, 215 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s)
Editor
Series
Proceedings of the American Ethnological Society ; 1966. [More in this series]
Notes
--Special features of the sung communication, by A. Lomax.--The study of ethno-aesthetics: the visual arts, by P. J. C. Dark.--The complementarity of statistics and feeling in the study of art, by A. W. Wolfe.--Seminole men's clothing, by W. C. Sturtevant.--The cultural context of creativity among Tiwi, by J. C. Goodale and J. D. Koss.--The present status of sculptural art among the tribes of the Ivory Coast, by H. Himmelheber.--Oral tradition and art history in the Sepik District, New Guinea, by D. Newton.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographies.
Contents
The induced natural context: an ethnographic folklore field technique, by K. S. Goldstein.--Hopi rabbit-hunt chants: a ritualized language, by R. A. Black.--Narrative analysis: oral versions of personal experience, by W. Labov and J. Waletzky.--Revitalized words from The parrot's egg, and The bull that crashes in the kraal: African cult sermons, by J. W. Fernandez.--Javanese clown and transvestite songs: some relations between primitive classification and communicative events, by J. L. Peacock.--Computers in the bush: tools for the automatic analysis of myths, by P. Maranda.--The cattle of the forest and the harvest of water: the cosmology of Finnish magic, by E. Köngäs Maranda.--Utopian rhetoric: conversion and conversation in a Japanese cult, by D. W. Plath.
LCCN
67017566
OCLC
259116
RCP
C - S
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