Oral traditions and the verbal arts : a guide to research practices /

"Ruth Finnegan provides guidance both on the practicalities of field work and on the range of methods by which oral texts and performance can be observed, collected, or analyzed. She takes the reader through all stages of preparing for, conducting, and following up research, including analyzing...

Πλήρης περιγραφή

Πρώτος συγγραφέας: Finnegan, Ruth H.
Μορφή: Βιβλίο
Γλώσσα: English
Άλλες Λεπτομέρειες Έκδοσης: London, England :, Routledge,, 1992.
Σειρά: ASA research methods in social anthropology
Θέματα:
Πίνακας περιεχομένων:
  • 1. Introduction : scope and terminology
  • 2. Theoretical perspectives
  • 3. Some prior issues and practicalities
  • 4. Collecting, recording and creating texts : preliminaries and mechanics
  • 5. Observing and analysing performance
  • 6. Production, functions and ideas
  • 7. Genres and boundaries
  • 8. Analysing and comparing texts : style, structure and content
  • 9. Texts in process : translation, transcription and presentation
  • 10. Ethics.