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Author Rubin, David C.

Title Memory in oral traditions : the cognitive psychology of epic, ballads, and counting-out rhymes / David C. Rubin.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  GR67 .R83 1995    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 385 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-365) and indexes.
Contents The representation of themes in memory -- Imagery -- Sound -- Combining constraints -- The transmission of oral traditions, -- Basic observations on remembering -- A theory of remembering for oral traditions -- Epic and formulaic theory -- Counting-out rhymes -- North Carolina Ballads -- Discussion.
Audience 1370L Lexile
Subject Oral tradition.
Counting-out rhymes -- History and criticism.
Ballads -- North Carolina -- History and criticism.
Epic literature -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0195082117 acid-free paper

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