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  • Encyclopaedia of Literatures in African Languages 

    Baumgardt, Ursula; Lorin, Marie (World Oral Literature Project, 2013-02)
    The Encyclopaedia of Literature in African Languages (ELLAf) project focuses on oral and written literature in African languages. The project proposes the creation of a website presenting and analysing literary texts in ...
  • The UNESCO Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger: Context and Process 

    Moseley, Christopher (World Oral Literature Project, 2012-06)
    As General Editor of the third edition of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger, Christopher Moseley came to an already-existing project that ...
  • From Oral Literature to Technauriture: What’s in a Name? 

    Kaschula, Russell; Mostert, Andre (World Oral Literature Project, 2011-05)
    Oral traditions and oral literature have long contributed to human communication, yet the advent of arguably the most influential technology—the written word—altered the course of creative ability. Despite its potential ...
  • The Epic of Pabuji ki par in Performance 

    Wickett, Elizabeth (World Oral Literature Project, 2010-10-19)
    In the spectacular performance tradition of Pabuji ki par, duos known as bhopas and bhopis, members of an indigenous musician caste of Rajasthan, sing the epic of Pabuji to nomadic communities in honour of their patron ...

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