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Oral Narrative in Afghanistan
The Individual in Tradition





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ISBN 9780367265618
December 21, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
496 Pages

 
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Book Description

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

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