The Singer of Tales
This 40th anniversary edition of Albert Lord's classic work includes a unique enhancement: a CD containing the original audio recordings of all the passages of heroic songs quoted in the book; a video publication of the kinescopic filming of the most valued of the singers; and selected photographs taken during Milman Parry's collecting trips in the Balkans.
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and, further proving my theory that everything can be useful if you look at it from the right angle, i found the descriptions of oral epic composition to be *extremely* useful in terms of thinking about how to teach yoga. weird, but true.