9780415941242

Songs and Gifts at the Frontier

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415941242

  • ISBN10:

    0415941245

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-09-13
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This book investigates the particular history and social experience by a marginalized society in Mindanao Island, Philippines, through an analysis of the speech, song and dance in spirit possession ritual. Using the concepts of exchange and reciprocity, Buenconsejo connects the performativity of ritual song to the formation and maintenance of sociability, personhood and subjectivity. Also inlcludes maps.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
A Note on Orthography
The Rivers of Exchangep. 1
The Manobo Cosmos (Kalibutan)p. 31
The Diwata in the Pantheon of Manobo Supernatural Beingsp. 85
The Burning Panubad-tubad Speechp. 147
Personal Songsp. 243
Reluctance and Shame: Negotiating Visayanized Public Culturep. 279
Song and Sacrificingp. 347
Notesp. 363
Bibliographyp. 407
Indexp. 417
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