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Chanted Narratives: The Living 'Katha-Vachana' Tradition

By: Molly Kaushal (ed.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027463

ISBN: 8124601828

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 297. View more info

Chanted Narratives: The Living 'Katha-Vachana' Tradition

By: Molly Kaushal (Ed.)

Price: $18.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2001

Seller ID: 101684

ISBN: 8124601828

Condition: New


Every region/community of the world has its share of oral creativity, in varying measures though, and, accordingly, has its own legacy of "chanted narratives": epical, historical, mythical, romantic or even ritualistic. Such narratives have long survived in the collective memory of its people, having been handed down from generation to generation. Confronted, however, by the "cornucopian techno-centrism" of today's life, these oral narratives are on their way out everywhere - like many other vibrant cultural phenomena.Highlighting why we need to preserve this intangible herita... View more info