Blayer, Irene Maria F. / Sanchez, Monica (eds.)
Interdisciplinary and Intercultural Perspectives
Year of Publication: 2002
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien, 2002. XII, 175 pp., 18 ill.
ISBN 978-0-8204-5125-1 pb. (Softcover)
Weight: 0.270 kg, 0.595 lbs
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This interdisciplinary collection of sixteen readings from the International Conference on Storytelling (1999), serves as a bridge between the academic and the non-academic world by incorporating essays from scholars as well as storytellers. Topics covered include education, ethnolinguistics, First Nations studies, folklore, linguistics, literature, psychology, and sociology.
Contents: Kay Stone: Stones on the Mountain: Crossing Borders into a Story - Brian W. Sturm: Lost in a Story: Modeling Storytelling and Storylistening - Corrado Federici: Tracking the limits of Interpretation: A Reading of the Novels of Umberto Eco - Elena De Costa: Voices of Conscience: The Power of Language in the Latin American Testimonio - Erika Behrisch: On the Trail of an Arctic Tale: Tracing Sir John Franklin in Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins's The Frozen Deep - Karen Seago: Constructing the Witch - Ernesto Virgulti: The Medieval Legend of the Eaten Heart - Allyson Wenzowski/Debi Keir-Nicholson: The Geist of the Grimms - Nila Friedberg: Rhyme as Reason: Conjunct Verbs in Ojibwe Storytelling - Janet Maybin: Voices, Morals, and Identity in the Conversational Narratives of Ten-to-Twelve-Years-Olds - Joan Swann: A Man Amongst Men: The Intersection of Verbal, Visual, and Vocal Elements in an Oral Narrative.
About the author(s)/editor(s)
The Editors: Irene Maria F. Blayer received her Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Toronto and is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
Monica Sanchez received her Ph.D. in theoretical linguistics from the University of British Columbia and is currently Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.