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Author Scheub, Harold.

Title The poem in the story : music, poetry, and narrative / Harold Scheub
Published Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 316 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Machine generated contents note: Poem and the Story: The Poetics of Storytelling -- Poem -- Story -- Poem in the Story: Myth, Music, Metaphor -- Myth: The Raw Materials -- Myth and Transformation -- Music: Ordering the Raw Materials -- The Creation of Metaphor -- Metaphor: Preparation for Performance -- Myth, Metaphor, Meaning -- Storyteller Guards the Poem in Her Story
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-295) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Folk music -- South Africa.
Folk poetry, African.
Oral tradition -- South Africa.
Tales -- South Africa -- History and criticism.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0299182134 (electronic bk.)
9780299182137 (electronic bk.)
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