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Sound and sentiment : birds, weeping, poetics, and song in Kaluli expression / Steven Feld.

By: Feld, StevenMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Publications of the American Folklore Society. v. 5New seriesPublisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1982Description: xii, 264 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cmISBN: 0812212991; 0812211243 (pbk.) :; 0812278291 :Subject(s): Kaluli (Papua New Guinea people) -- Social life and customs | Folk music -- Papua New Guinea | Folk songs, Kaluli -- Papua New Guinea | Birds -- Mythology -- Papua New Guinea | Birds -- Papua New GuineaDDC classification: 306/.0995/3 LOC classification: DU740.42 | .F44 1982Summary: Probes the aesthetic ideology of the Kahuli of the Papua New Guinea rain forest, examining sound as a system of symbols within a culture. Integrates ecological information with social and communicational analysis to explore the complex influences of the forest noises upon the creative soundmaking of its human inhabitants.Summary: J.I. Staley Prize, 1991.
List(s) this item appears in: Staley Prize - Best in Anthropology
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Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Indiana University, 1979.

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 254-258.

Discography: p. 259.

Probes the aesthetic ideology of the Kahuli of the Papua New Guinea rain forest, examining sound as a system of symbols within a culture. Integrates ecological information with social and communicational analysis to explore the complex influences of the forest noises upon the creative soundmaking of its human inhabitants.

J.I. Staley Prize, 1991.

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