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The Resource "In vain I tried to tell you" : essays in Native American ethnopoetics, Dell Hymes

"In vain I tried to tell you" : essays in Native American ethnopoetics, Dell Hymes

Label
"In vain I tried to tell you" : essays in Native American ethnopoetics
Title
"In vain I tried to tell you"
Title remainder
essays in Native American ethnopoetics
Statement of responsibility
Dell Hymes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A landmark volume that revolutionized our understanding of the power and significance of Native stories and storytellers in North America, "In vain I tried to tell you" showcases the methodology and theory of ethnopoetics. Focusing on the rich Native storytelling traditions of the Pacific Northwest, Hymes investigates what particular stylistic and linguistic devices and patterns in oral tales reveal about rhythm and order in the cultures creating them. A breathtaking series of analyses of particular myths and their relationship to performance forms the centerpiece of this volume. The concluding essays explore Native perspectives and approaches to stories, highlighting the reasons behind the storytellers' choices of characters, genres, and titles
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
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Hymes, Dell H
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Studies in Native American literature
  • University of Pennsylvania publications in conduct and communication
Series volume
1
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  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Indians of North America
  • Pacific Northwest
  • Indios de América del Norte
Label
"In vain I tried to tell you" : essays in Native American ethnopoetics, Dell Hymes
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 386-398) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unsuspected devices and designs -- Breakthrough to performance -- Titles, names, and natures
Control code
ocm44964663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585172668
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964663
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
"In vain I tried to tell you" : essays in Native American ethnopoetics, Dell Hymes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 386-398) and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unsuspected devices and designs -- Breakthrough to performance -- Titles, names, and natures
Control code
ocm44964663
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (402 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585172668
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964663
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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