Verbal Arts in Philippine Indigenous Communities: Poetics, Society, and History

Herminia Menez Coben


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Verbal Arts in Philippine Indigenous Communities: Poetics, Society, and History

VERBAL ARTS IN PHILIPPINE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES- Poetics, Society, and History examines the centrality of verbal art in social life and the dynamic roles of verbal artists as religious and political leaders, as guardians of tradition, as well as agents of cultural change. The subtitle highlights its emphasis on poetics and social change, poetics and gender politics, the poetics of violence, and of pacifism, tropes in social and historical contexts, and on colonialism, eithnic identity and poilitical power.

 

Lang: English