Sound and Sentiment: Birds, Weeping, Poetics, and Song in Kaluli Expression, 3rd edition with a new introduction by the author (Third Edition)

Sound and Sentiment: Birds, Weeping, Poetics, and Song in Kaluli Expression, 3rd edition with a new introduction by the author (Third Edition)

By: Steven Feld (author)Paperback

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This thirtieth anniversary edition of Sound and Sentiment makes Steven Feld's landmark, field-defining book available to a new generation of scholars and students. A sensory ethnography set in the rain forest of Papua New Guinea, among the Kaluli people of Bosavi, Sound and Sentiment introduced the anthropology of sound, or the cultural study of sound. After it was first published in 1982, a second edition, incorporating additional field research and a new postscript, was released in 1990. The third edition includes all of the material from the first two editions, along with a substantial new introduction in which Feld discusses Bosavi's recent history and reflects on the challenges it poses for contemporary theory and representation.

About Author

Steven Feld is a musician, filmmaker, and Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Music at the University of New Mexico. His books include Jazz Cosmopolitanism in Accra: Five Musical Years in Ghana, also published by Duke University Press. He is a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Contents

List of Illustrations ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction to the Third Edition xiii Introduction to the Second Edition xxxix Introduction to the First Edition 3 1. The Boy Who Became a Muni Bird 20 2. To You They Are Birds, to Me They Are Voices in the Forest 44 3. Weeping That Moves Women to Song 86 4. The Poetics of Loss and Abandonment 130 5. Song That Moves Men to Tears 163 6. In the Form of a Bird: Kaluli Aesthetics 217 Postscript, 1989 239 Appendix: Kaluli Folk Ornithology 269 Glossary of Kaluli Terms 279 References 284 Discography 292 Index 293 Additional Resources 299

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780822353652
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780822353652
  • weight: 503
  • ISBN10: 0822353652
  • edition: Third Edition

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