Oral Tradition Volume 12

Edited by John M. Foley

Volume 12 (1997)
Numbers 1 and 2

Number 1

A thematic issue on "South Asian Oral Traditions," Gloria Goodwin Raheja, special editor

Gloria Goodwin Raheja
Introduction: The Paradoxes of Power and Community: WomenÕs Oral Traditions and the Uses of Ethnography
Kirin Narayan
Singing from Separation: WomenÕs Voices in and about Kangra Folksongs
Joyce Burkhalter Flueckiger
"There are Only Two Castes: Men and Women": Negotiating Gender as a Female Healer in South Asian Islam
Ann Grodzins Gold
Outspoken Women: Representations of Female Voices in a Rajasthani Folklore Community
Kathryn S. March
Two Houses and the Pain of Separation in Tamang Narratives from Highland Nepal
Gloria Goodwin Raheja
Negotiated Solidarities: Gendered Representations of Disruption and Desire in North Indian Oral Traditions and Popular Culture
A. K. Ramanujan
"A Flowering Tree": A Woman's Tale

Number 2

Thomas A. Hale
From the Griot of Roots to the Roots of Griot: A New Look at the Origins of a Controversial African Term for Bard
Vaira V´úis-Freibergs
Sink or Swim: On Associative Structuring in Longer Latvian Folksongs
Leslie Stratyner
The "Battle with the Monster: Transformation of a Traditional Pattern in "The Dream of the Road"
Chao Gejin
Mongolian Oral Epic Poetry: An Overview
Walter Feldman
Two Performances of the "Return of Alpamis,": Current Performance-Practice in the Uzbek Oral Epic of the Sherabad School
Catherine S. Quick
Annotated Bibliography 1986Ð1990