Poetics of conduct : oral narrative and moral being in a South Indian town /

Leela Prasad's riveting book presents everyday stories on subjects such as deities, ascetics, cats, and cooking along with stylized, publicly delivered ethical discourse, and shows that the study of oral narrative and performance is essential to ethical inquiry. Prasad builds on more than a dec...

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Main Author: Prasad, Leela
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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