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Title Alaskan Folklore and the American Philogical Tradition
Description:Excerpts relating to Michael Krauss, his work with Anna Nelson Harry, and the Eyak. Chapter 4
Citation Personal Author:  Ainsworth, Cynthea L., 1953- 
Title:  Alaskan folklore and the American philological tradition / Cynthea L. Ainsworth. 
Publication info:  1997. 
Physical descrip:  xi, 254 leaves ; 28 cm. 
Dissertation note:  Thesis (Ph. D.)--Indiana University, 1997. 
Contents:  "Moccasin prints on the tundra" : challenges in the collection and analysis of Alaskan native traditional narrative -- Nineteenth century philology, Franz Boas, and Alaska in comparative folklore studies -- Twentieth century philology, Melville Jacobs, Dell Hymes, Dennis Tedlock and ethnopoetics -- The Alaskan native movement and Alaskan philologists -- Other interpretive approaches -- "Do I have to tell you everything?" : translation and interpretation in Alaskan narrative. 
Contributors Ainsworth, Cynthea (author)
Type Text
Subject Language(s) Eyak
LingType biographical
Files: Ainsworth-PhD-1997-Chapter4.pdf

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