Akdamut: History, Folklore, and Meaning
- Kaundinya, Preah Thaong, and the `Nagi Soma': Some aspects of a Cambodian legend. Gaudes, Rudiger // Asian Folklore Studies;1993, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p333
Highlights the legendary origins of Cambodia and its early ruling dynasties with respect to various traditions and historical events in the context of Chinese texts, Cambodian royal annals, folktales. Central importance of the presence of a supernatural ancestress; Importance of a lunar and...
- Living root. Heller, Michael // Parnassus: Poetry in Review;1991, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p109
Presents an essay concerning poetry in religion. Poetry as a form of ritual; Offerings of verses to God; Different religions that assimilate poetry into rituals; Author's opinion about poetry in religion; Author's experiences as a child and his initial concept of religion.
- POETRY. // National Catholic Reporter;8/01/2003, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p16
Presents several poems. 'A Tank Full of Amen,' by Kimberly M. King; 'Picking Pears on the Fourth of July,' by Stella Nesanovich; 'Washington to Baghdad and Back,' by John Janitz; 'Let Down Your Nets for a Catch,' by Patricia Schnapp.
- Feminist theory and the study of folklore: A twenty-year trajectory toward theory. Mills, Margaret // Western Folklore;Apr-Oct93, Vol. 52 Issue 2-4, p173
Attempts to reconcile the study of folklore with feminist theory over a twenty-year period. Gender theory in folklore; History of feminist folklorists; The future of feminist critique.
- Multi-paradigm discipline, inter-disciplinary field, peering through and around the interstices. Baron, Robert // Western Folklore;Apr-Oct93, Vol. 52 Issue 2-4, p227
Presents a historical analysis of the evolution of folklore theories. Performance folkloristics; Anthropological and literary folklore; Public folklore; Multiple disciplinary approaches.
- Stories Serbs tell themselves. Zivkovic, Marko // Problems of Post-Communism;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p22
Analyzes the stories Serbs have been telling themselves and about themselves since the mid-1980s. Kosovo epic as an example of dominating myth-history narrative; Epic of World War I; Narratives centering on World War II; Turkist Taint, a cluster of themes, images and stereotypical...
- "NARRATIVE TRADITIONS" AND "FOLKTALES OF ANDHRA PRADESH". Sudhakar Reddy, Y. A.; Kanaka Durga, P. S. // Indian Folklife;Jun2008, Issue 29, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including articles on the different verbal and non-verbal art traditions of Andra Pradesh in India such as Burra Katha, Oggu Katha, and Pagativesham.
- Folklore, Western Folklore, and the Passage of Time: an Editorial Introduction. Thompson, Tok; Jordan-Smith, Paul // Western Folklore;Spring2016, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p123
An introduction is presented wherein the author discusses the discipline of folklore.
- Contemporary Religious Poetry (Book). E.C. // Library Journal;7/1/1987, Vol. 112 Issue 12, p85
Reviews the book 'Contemporary Religious Poetry,' edited by Paul Ramsey.