The Ecology of the Spoken Word: Amazonian Storytelling and by Michael Uzendoski,Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy PDF

By Michael Uzendoski,Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy

This quantity bargains the 1st theoretical and experiential translation of Napo Runa mythology in English. Michael A. Uzendoski and Edith Felicia Calapucha-Tapuy current and study lowland Quichua audio system within the Napo province of Ecuador via narratives, songs, curing chants, and different oral performances, so readers could come to appreciate and get pleasure from Quichua aesthetic expression. Guiding readers into Quichua methods of considering and being--in which language itself is barely part of a communicative global that incorporates vegetation, animals, and the landscape--Uzendoski and Calapucha-Tapuy weave exacting translations into an interpretive argument with theoretical implications for knowing oral traditions, literacy, new applied sciences, and language. A spouse websiteoffers pictures, audio documents, and video clips of unique performances illustrates the sweetness and complexity of Amazonian Quichua poetic expressions.

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