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...
- 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.
- 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.
- JAMES HERVEY'S INFLUENCE ON BLAKE'S 'TYGER' OF EXPERIENCE. MINER, PAUL // Notes & Queries;Dec2008, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p414
The article presents a brief literary criticism of the poetry of the English Methodist minister James Hervey and his influence on the later English poet William Blake. The imagery and language used in Hervey's collection "Contemplations on the Starry Heavens" is analyzed, noting its particular...
- BLAKE'S LAKE OF UDAN ADAN. MINER, PAUL // Notes & Queries;Dec2008, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p417
The article presents poetic criticism of the English poet William Blake, particularly his references to the "Lake of Udan Adan," from his collection "The Four Zoas." Details are given outlining the etymology of the phrase and its thematic implications within Blake's religious cosmology as...
- 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...
- 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.
- "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.