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Title Native South American discourse / edited by Joel Sherzer and Greg Urban
Published Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, [1986]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 347 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Joel Sherzer and Greg Urban -- Semiotic functions of macro-parallelism in the Shokleng origin myth / Greg Urban -- Oratory is spoken, myth is told, and song is sung, but they are all music to my ears / Anthony Seeger -- Three modes of Shavante vocal expressions : wailing, collective singing, and political oratory / Laura Graham -- Quoted dialogues in Kalapalo narrative discourse / Ellen Basso -- Report of a Kuna curing specialist : the poetics and rhetoric of an oral performance / Joel Sherzer -- Styles of Toba discourse / Harriet Klein -- Topic continutity and OVS order in Hixkaryana / Desmond C. Derbyshire -- Decline of dialogue : ceremonial and mythological discourse among the Shuar and Achuar of eastern Ecuador / Maurizio Gnerre
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Indians of South America -- Languages -- Discourse analysis -- Congresses.
Indians of South America -- Languages -- Social aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Sherzer, Joel.
Urban, Greg, 1949-
University of Texas at Austin. Institute of Latin American Studies.
LC no. 86012488
ISBN 3110858126 (electronic bk.)
9783110858129 (electronic bk.)
(U.S. ; alk. paper)
(U.S. ; alk. paper)