Table of contents for Chanted narratives : the living "katha-vachana" tradition / edited by Molly Kaushal.


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PART I
NATURE OF ORALITY AND METHODS OF TRANSMISSION
1. Orality and its Complexity
- Baidyanath Saraswati
2. The World of Orality
- Nicole Revel
3. Saveen: Singers and Performance Context
-Molly Kaushal
4. The Transmission of Bhojpuri Epics towards Nepal and Bengal: Oral
Performance and Selling of Chapbooks Editions
- Catherine Servan-Schreiber
5. The Manipuri Folk Epic Khamba-Thoibi: Origin, Growth,
Transmission, and Customary Laws
- S. Sanatombi
PART II
COMPOSITION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC CONTEXT
6. Mopin Myth: An Ecological Epic
-A.K. Das
7. The Golden Vine: Chanted Narratives from the Land of the Seven Huts
- Desmond L. Kharmawphlang



8. The Dayak Epics of Second Burial
-KMA M. Usop
9. The Tamil Epic: Mathurai Veeraswami Kathai
- Sheila Asirvatham
10. Oral Epics in Kalahandi
-Mahendra Kumar Mishra
11. Scroll Narratives of Andhra Pradesh
- Bittu Venkateswarlu
12. Burrakatha: A Telugu Folk Narrative of Andhra Pradesh in
History and Performance
- Daniel Negers
13. The Hero and His Context: The Oral Narrative of Kaba and Baji
-Ajay Dandekar
14. The Ambivalence of Power: Representations of Women in the
Oral Epic of Devnarayan
-Aditya Malik
PART III
PERFORMERS, PERFORMANCE AND AUDIENCE
15. The Pandav Lila of Uttarakhand
- William S. Sax
16. Pandava Dance: A Performance for Life
-Richa Negi
17. Loriki and its Singers
- S.M. Pandey
18. Rajula Malushahi: The Oral Epic (Ballad) of Kumaon
-Mohan Upreti



19. The Role of Audience in Balochi Sher Singing
- Sabir Badalkhan
20. Verbal Narratives: Performance and Gender of the Padma Purana
- Nabin Chandra Sarma
21. Gender, Genre and Narrative: Case of Junjappa Epic
- T.N. Shankaranarayana
22. Performance Situation of the Khamba-Thoibi Folk Epic
- M. Mani Meitei
PART IV
REGIONAL AND CULTURAL DIMENSIONS
23. Ne?ali Oral Epic: Ramayana
- C.M. Bandhu
24. Important Locations (Villages) and Verbal Narratives Associated with
Princess Sita in the Central Hills of Sri Lanka
-H.M.D.R. Herath
Visuais
List of Contributors








Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Epic poetry, Indic History and criticism Congresses, Oral tradition in literature Congresses