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dc.contributor.author Finnegan, Ruth H.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-09-19T18:48:19Z
dc.date.available 2006-09-19T18:48:19Z
dc.date.issued 1981
dc.identifier.isbn 0-941934-35-7
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/296
dc.description.abstract Discusses the concept of oral literature as performance, rather than as permanent text. Argues that the performance of oral literature should be seen as an event in time rather than existing in a spatial dimension as text. The author uses examples from Sierra Leone and other parts of West Africa to illustrate her argument. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher African Studies Program, Indiana University en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Hans Wolff Memorial Lecture Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 12th Annual Hans Wolff Lecture en
dc.subject Oral Literature en
dc.subject Anthropology en
dc.subject West Africa en
dc.subject Concepts of Time en
dc.title "Short Time to Stay": Comments on Time, Literature, and Oral Performance en
dc.type Other en


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