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The oral tradition of Yangzhou storytelling /
Vibeke Børdahl.
imprint
Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press, 1996.
description
xxx, 497 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0700704361
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imprint
Richmond, Surrey : Curzon Press, 1996.
isbn
0700704361
catalogue key
625408
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [472]-483) and index.
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This is 'the most in-depth work on traditional oral narrative in the Yangzi delta published in English to date. ... Boerdahl is to be commended for producing such a rigorous study. Her enthusiasm for and love of the art is apparent in every sentence' (Asian Folklore Studies).
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations
Notes on Transcriptions, Translations and Grammatical Abbreviations
Preface
Introduction
The Art of Storytellingp. 1
Primary Sourcesp. 41
Phonologyp. 69
Grammarp. 99
Stylep. 137
Narrationp. 177
Orality and Literacyp. 217
Wang School of Shuihup. 247
Wu School of San Guop. 393
Dai School of Xiyou Jip. 423
Storytellers' Termsp. 441
Recordings of the Projectp. 467
Bibliographyp. 472
Indexp. 484
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