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Title Translating native Latin American verbal art : ethnopoetics and ethnography of speaking / edited by Kay Sammons and Joel Sherzer.
Published Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c2000.
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 Floor4  PM128 .T73 2000    IN LIBRARY
Description xx, 309 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-306) and index.
Contents Don Francisco Mʹarquez's story / Jane H. Hill -- An Otomʹi story of a Nahual / Yolanda Lastra -- Replicating key features of poetic construction in Sierra Popoluca storytelling performance / Kay Sammons -- "The soldiers and Saturnino": a Zoque narrative / Heidi Johnson -- "The woman and the hawk": a Guayabaleño story / Daniel F. Suslak -- "The story of Grandfather Puma and Grandfather Possum": a Tzeltal narrative / Brian Stross -- Co-construction in Tojolab'al conversational narratives: translating cycles, quotes, evaluations, evidentials, and emotions / Jill Brody -- Parallelism and the spontaneous ritualization of ordinary talk: three Mocho friends discuss a volcano / Laura Martin -- "Colʹurinhʹe": a Guatuso traditional narrative / Adolfo Constenla Umaña -- "The way of the cocoa counsel" from the Kuna Indians of Panama / Anselmo Urrutia, Joel Sherzer -- "The life story of Grandmother Elida": Kuna personal narratives as verbal art / Marta Lucia de Gerdes -- "Emergence of the non-indigenous peoples": a Warao narrative / Charles L. Briggs -- From headhunters to writers: a Shuar myth and an oration / Maurizio Gnerre -- Collaborative ethnopoetics: a view from the Sibundoy Valley / John H. McDowell -- Spoken in the spirit of a gesture: translating sound symbolism in a Pastaza Quechua narrative / Janis B. Nuckolls -- "The one who created the sea": tellings, meanings, and intertextuality in the translation of Xavante narrative / Laura R. Graham -- From the Nawel Ngïtram to "the story of the tiger": issues in the translation of Mapuche verbal art / Lucia A. Golluscio.
Subject Indians -- Languages -- Translating into English.
Folk literature, Indian -- Latin America -- Translations into English -- History and criticism.
Folklore -- Performance.
Indians -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Latin America.
Related Names Sammons, Kay.
Sherzer, Joel.
ISBN 1560989378 (alk. paper)
OCLC number 42393547