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Title Creating context in Andean cultures / edited by Rosaleen Howard-Malverde
Published New York ; Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 1997


Description 1 online resource (x, 255 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics ; 6
Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics ; 6.
Contents Introduction: between text and context in the evocation of culture / Rosaleen Howard-Malverde -- Peruvian Independence Day: ritual, memory, and the erasure of narrative / Penelope Harvey -- Saint Rose through the eyes of her devotees: from Flower of Lima to Mother of Carhuamayo / Luis Millones -- The art of ethnic militancy: theatre and indigenous consciousness in Colombia / Joanne Rappaport -- When pebbles move mountains: iconicity and symbolism in Quechua ritual / Catherine J. Allen -- Cultural transpositions: writing about rites in the llama corral / Penny Dransart -- Making men in her own image: gender, text, and textile in Qaqachaka / Denise Arnold -- Spatial reference and speaker orientation in early colonial Quechua / Willem F.H. Adelaar -- Point of view and evidentiality in the Huarochirí texts (Peru, 17th century) / Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar Sáenz -- Writing from within: indigenous epistolary practices in the colonial period / Martin Lienhard -- On the margin: letter exchange among Andean non-literates / Sarah Lund -- The sound of light: emergent communication through Quechua shamanic dialogue / Tristan Platt
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-246) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Quechua language -- Discourse analysis
Quechua language -- Semantics
Culture -- Semiotic models.
Discourse analysis, Narrative -- Andes Region
Anthropological linguistics -- Andes Region
Semantics -- Andes Region
Criticism, Textual.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Native American Languages.
Anthropological linguistics
Criticism, Textual
Culture -- Semiotic models
Discourse analysis, Narrative
Quechua language -- Discourse analysis
Quechua language -- Semantics
Quechua (taal)
Culturele aspecten.
Andes Region
Form Electronic book
Author Howard-Malverde, Rosaleen
LC no. 95042967
ISBN 9780195097894