John Miles Foley, Founding Editor

Oral Tradition Volume 12, Number 2October 1997


Table of Contents

Annotated Bibliography 1986-1990
by Catherine Quick
Mongolian Oral Epic Poetry: An Overview
by Chao Gejin
Two Performances of the “Return of Alpamish”: Current Performance-Practice in the Uzbek Oral Epic of the Sherabad School
by Walter Feldman
“The Battle with the Monster”: Transformation of a Traditional Pattern in “The Dream of the Rood”
by Leslie Stratyner
Sink or Swim: On Associative Stucturing in Longer Latvian Folk Songs
by Vaira Vikis-Freibergs
From the Griot of Roots to the Roots of Griot: A New Look at the Origins of a Controversial African Term for Bard
by Thomas A. Hale

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