Oral Narrative in Afghanistan: The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Oral Narrative in Afghanistan

The Individual in Tradition, 1st Edition

By Margaret A. Mills


496 pages

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Hardback: 9780367265137
pub: 2019-09-06
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This book, first published in 1990, studies the oral fiction entertainments of Afghanistan by focusing on aspects of the oral narrative process which can be observed in individual performances.

Table of Contents

1. Theoretical Background 2. Background to Performance 3. Mār Čučeh: Story Learning and Story Patterns 3.1. Mār Čučeh A and B: Adī’s Story 3.2. Mār Čučeh C, E, and F: Mādar Zāher Revises 3.3. Mār Čučeh D and E: Māhgol’s Story 4. The Tale of Mangy-Head 5. Lion and Leopard: Dispute to Fable 6. Conclusion

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies