Voicing the Moment: Improvised Oral Poetry and Basque Tradition

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This volume presents contributions of leading scholars to the field of orally improvised poetry. It includes, on the one hand, essays on Hispanic and extra-Hispanic improvised poetry and, on the other, essays in which leading practitioners of bertsolaritza study their own poetic art and its techniques. Among other traditions, the Slavic gulsari (John Miles Foley), the Canarian punto cubano (Mazimiano Trapero), Mediterranean and Near Eastern improvisation (Samuel G. Armistead), Medieval Spanish written debates (John Zemke), ...

Voicing the Moment: Improvised Oral Poetry and Basque Tradition 2005, University of Nevada Press

ISBN-13: 9781877802560

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