Technicians of the sacred : a range of poetries from Africa, America, Asia, Europe, and Oceania

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  • Creator edited with commentaries by Jerome Rothenberg
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Third edition, revised and expanded. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]
  • Physical Details
    • xxxix, 643 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780520290716, 0520290712, 9780520290723, 0520290720
  • OCLC ocn973481571

Summary

  • "A wide-ranging anthology of ethnopoetry including origin texts, visionary texts, texts about death, texts about events--collected from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Ancient Near East, and Oceania."--Provided by publiher.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references.

Contents

  • The texts -- Origins & namings -- Visions & spels -- Death & defeat -- The book of events (I) -- The book of events (II) -- Africa -- America -- Asia -- Europe & the Ancient Near East -- Oceania -- Survivals & revivals -- The statements -- The commentaries
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