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.
New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., Oxford, Wien, 2002. XII, 175 pp., 18 ill.
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.