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BeschreibungWhat is the essence of story? The author of this book argues that it is emotion. He aims to show how an expert storyteller uses structural elements - image, rhythm, and narrative - to shape a story's fundamental emotional content.
PortraitHarold E. Scheub is professor of African languages and literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. To record oral traditions he has walked more than 6000 miles through South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Lesotho. He is the author of "The Tongue Is Fire" and the editor of Nongenile Masithathu Zenani's "The World and the Word: Tales and Observations from Xhosa Oral Tradition," both published by the University of Wisconsin Press. He is also the author of "The African Storyteller."
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF WISCONSIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 1998
Seitenanzahl: 424 Seiten