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Songs of the Empty Place: The Memorial Poetry of the Foi of the Southern Highlands Province of Papua New Guinea

Weiner, James F; Niles, Don

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For 31 months between 1979 and 1995, James F. Weiner conducted anthropological research amongst the Foi people in Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea. This book contains the transcriptions, translations, and descriptions of the songs he recorded. The texts of women’s sago songs (obedobora), men’s ceremonial songs (sorohabora), and women’s sorohabora are included. Men turn the prosaic content of womenís sago songs into their own sorohabora songs, which are performed the night following...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2015
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103984
DOI: 10.22459/SEP.07.2015
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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