9780252024368

The Storytellers' Journey: An American Revival

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  • ISBN13:

    9780252024368

  • ISBN10:

    0252024362

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-02-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr
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Summary

Joseph Daniel Sobol explores the social and psychological roots of the storytelling revival in this compelling examination of an artistic movement whose basic program is the search for myth in a demythologizing age.

Table of Contents

Preface vii(8)
Acknowledgments xv
Introduction 1(26)
1. The Archetype of the Storyteller
27(37)
2. The Motif of Serendipity
64(25)
3. From Serendipity to Ceremony
89(29)
4. The Storytelling Festival as Ritual
118(36)
5. Alternate Models of Community
154(35)
6. Blood on the Porch
189(33)
7. Stories and Morals: Reflections on an American Revival
222(19)
Works Consulted 241(20)
Index 261
Illustrations follow page 88

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