This groundbreaking exploration of poetry and other verbal and performance arts in the Philippines offers many insights into perceptions and traditional mores in ten indigenous groups. Extensive field studies indicate the roles of the traditional shaman, the place and nature of performance, linguistic impacts of colonizing invasions, and extensive hybridization of verbal expression in ten highland and lowland indigenous communities. Bibliography and index.

Verbal Arts in Philippine Indigenous Communities Poetics, Society, and History

SKU: 048288
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  • ISBN

    9789715505833
  • Authors

    Coben, Herminia Menez
  • Extent

    391
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2009
  • Publisher

    Ateneo De Manila University Press

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