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Everyday creativity: singing goddesses in the Himalayan foothills

Narayan, Kirin


Kirin Narayan’s imagination was captured the very first time that, as a girl visiting the Himalayas, she heard Kangra women join their voices together in song. Returning as an anthropologist, she became fascinated by how they spoke of singing as a form of enrichment, bringing feelings of accomplishment, companionship, happiness, and even good health—all benefits of the “everyday creativity” she explores in this book. Part ethnography, part musical discovery, part poetry, part memoir, and part...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-11
Type: Book


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