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Author Toelken, Barre, 1935-

Title The anguish of snails : Native American folklore in the West / Barre Toelken.

Publication Info. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, [2003]


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 204 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Folklife of the West ; v. 2
Folklife of the West ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: the snail's clues -- Cultural patterns in Native American folklore: an introduction -- Visual patterns of performance: arts -- Kinetic patterns of performance: dance -- Oral patterns of performance: story and song -- Patterns and themes in Native humor -- Cultural patterns of discovery -- Epilogue: "gleaning" and the active audience.
Note Print version record.
Summary Within a framework of performance theory, cultural worldview, and collaborative research, Toelken examines Native American visual arts, dance, oral tradition (story and song), humor, and patterns of thinking and discovery to demonstrate what can be gleaned from Indian traditions by Natives and non-Natives alike. Winner of the Chicago Folklore Prize.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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. MiAaHDL
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Subject Indians of North America. (OCoLC)fst00969633
Oral tradition.
Amerika <Nordwest>.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Folklore & Mythology.
Folklore -- Performance. (OCoLC)fst00930332
Folklore -- West (U.S.) -- Classification.
United States, West. (OCoLC)fst01243255
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- West (U.S.) -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Folklore. (OCoLC)fst01423784
Subject SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General.
Oral tradition -- West (U.S.)
Folklore. (OCoLC)fst00930306
Genre/Form Classification. (OCoLC)fst01697073
Subject Volkskunst.
Indians of North America.
Oral tradition. (OCoLC)fst01047117
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.) -- Folklore.
Folklore -- Performance -- West (U.S.)
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- North America.
Other Form: Print version: Toelken, Barre. Anguish of snails. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©2003 0874215560 0874215552 (DLC) 2003006172 (OCoLC)51867953
ISBN 0874214750 (electronic bk.)
9780874214758 (electronic bk.)
0874215560 (paperback; alk. paper)
0874215552 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780874215564 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780874215557 (hardback ; alk. paper)
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