142033 SE Oral Traditions in India and Nepal (2021W)
- Registration is open from We 01.09.2021 08:00 to We 29.09.2021 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Su 31.10.2021 23:59
Mi 10:00-11:30, SR 6, ab 6.10.
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Blackburn, Stuart H., Peter J. Claus, Joyce B. Flueckiger and Susan S. Wadley (eds.). 1989. Oral epics in India. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press.Blackburn, Stuart. 2008. Himalayan tribal tales: oral tradition and culture in the Apatani Valley. Leiden u.a.: Brill.Flueckiger, Joyce Burkhalter (ed.) 1991. Boundaries of the text: epic performances in South and Southeast Asia. Ann Arbor: Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Michigan.Hess, Linda. 2015. Bodies of song: Kabir oral traditions and performative worlds in North India. New York: Oxford University Press.Hiltebeitel, Alf. 1999. Rethinking India's oral and classical epics: Draupadi among Rajputs, Muslims and Dalits. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.Lecomte-Tilouine, Marie (ed.) 2009. Bards and mediums: history, culture and politics in the Central Himalayan kingdoms. Almora: Almora Book Depot.Maskarinec, Gregory G. 1995. The rulings of the night: an ethnography of Nepalese shaman oral texts. Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press.
Raheja, Gloria Goodwin & Ann Grodzins Gold. 1994. Listen to the heron's words: reimagining gender and kinship in North India. Berkeley etc.: University of California Press.Ramanujan, A.K. 1999. The collected essays of A. K. Ramanujan. New Delhi: Oxford University Press.Richman, Paula (ed.) 1991. Many Rāmāyaṇas: the diversity of a narrative tradition in South Asia. Delhi: Oxford University Press.Sax, William S. 2002. Dancing the self: personhood and performance in the Pāṇḍav Līla of Garhwal. New York: Oxford University Press.
Smith, John D. 1991. The epic of Pābūjī. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Wadley, Susan S.. 2004. Raja Nal and the goddess: the North Indian epic dhola in performance. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press.