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Author Rewi, Poia

Title Whaikorero : the World of Maori Oratory
Published Chicago : Auckland University Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (498 pages)
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Explanatory comments; Map of Tribal Lands; Chapter One : Introduction; Chapter Two : What is Whaikorero?; Chapter Three : How to Learn Whaikorero; Chapter Four : Whaikorero as Rituals of Encounter; Chapter Five : Who Can Perform Whaikorero?; Chapter Six : What Skills are Required for Oratory?; Chapter Seven : The Mana of Whaikorero; Chapter Eight : Protocols of Place; Chapter Nine : The Structure of Whaikorero; Chapter Ten : The Future of Whaikorero; Appendix; Bibliography; A, B, C; Index; D, E, F; G, H, I; J, K, L; M, N, O
P, Q, RS, T, U; V, W, X; Y, Z; Plates; Copyright
Summary Based on in-depth research and interviews with 30 tribal elders, this guidebook to whaikorero?or New Zealand's traditional Maori oratory?is the first introduction to this fundamental art form. Assessing whaikorero's origin, history, structure, language, and style of delivery, this volume features a range of speech samples in Maori with English translations and captures the wisdom and experience of the Maori tribal groups, including Ngai Tuhoe, Ngati Awa, Te Arawa, and Waikato-Maniapoto. Informative and noteworthy, this bilingual examination will
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Subject Speeches, addresses, etc., Māori
Māori language -- Rhetoric
Māori language -- Spoken Maori
HISTORY -- Australia & New Zealand.
Speeches, addresses, etc., Māori
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781775582403