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Title: Kitawa Oral Poetry: An Example from Melanesia
Written By: Giancarlo M. Scoditti
Description:

The volume is a collection of poetical texts, performed in the languages spoken in the Kula Ring (Massim Culture). The texts - recorded from oral sources during several field researches - had been transcribed, translated into English (word by word and free translation) and, then, annoted. A lexicon as well as the list of concordancy and frequency of the words, occurred in the text's, complete the volume.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Kilivila-Louisiades
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834300
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416
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