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A World treasury of oral poetry, edited with an introd. by Ruth Finnegan

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A World treasury of oral poetry
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A World treasury of oral poetry
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edited with an introd. by Ruth Finnegan
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A World treasury of oral poetry, edited with an introd. by Ruth Finnegan
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Contents
  • Love songs: A selection of dadaria songs
  • O girl, you torment me ...
  • Pearly beads
  • Come laugh with me
  • A man's need
  • Come to me
  • So close should be our love
  • My heart burns for him
  • Longing
  • The arrow of desire
  • Introduction
  • O faithless thorn
  • Water-girl
  • The well: Two songs
  • Flowers
  • My cobra girl
  • Shoes are made to fit the feet ...
  • O little well
  • The stars are thundering
  • The shattering of love
  • There is no rest ...
  • Poems from thirteen cultures
  • In my dreams I searched for you
  • My love is playing ...
  • Flute player
  • Love and music
  • Like ripples on the water
  • She is not for me
  • Easy as a bat
  • Tonight at least, my sinner
  • Blue calf
  • The right true end
  • GOND
  • The bride's farewell: Two songs
  • Let me go
  • The new wife :
  • Song of longing
  • Once I played and danced in my parents' kingdom
  • Old age
  • Be not proud of your sweet body
  • A conceited man
  • Elephants may parade before your house
  • About to die
  • Dear as the moon
  • Death
  • What is man's body?
  • The depths of sorrow
  • This earthen body
  • Who can tell?
  • Debt
  • The ever-touring Englishmen
  • The roadmenders' song
  • What matter?
  • Moon of the earth
  • Sleeper rise
  • Red beauty
  • Song of poverty
  • Prince Sumiya
  • Siilenboor
  • The speckled horse ...
  • A cigarette
  • The white, orphaned camel kid ...
  • Toroi Bandi
  • Are you glad?
  • The 'word' of an antelope caught in a trap, by Sandag
  • The 'word' of a watch-dog, by Sandag
  • The 'word' of a wolf encircled by the hunt, by Sandag
  • Contents continued:
  • MALAY
  • Parting
  • In the heart of the hills ...
  • Jealousy
  • Unique among girls
  • Entwined
  • Red ants
  • May I be beautiful
  • Music
  • I, lord of all mortals!
  • MONGOL
  • Love charm
  • Of Iron am I
  • Invitation to a spirit
  • Tin-ore
  • Sri Rama's raiment
  • Dawn
  • Storm at sea
  • Wind
  • Om
  • Invocation before the rice harvest
  • Benediction for the felt
  • Take up the pen ...
  • Parting at dawn: Three pantuns
  • Kisses
  • The disdainful mistress
  • You drop a pearl ...
  • Invitation
  • And tomorrow, wend our ways
  • Or ever God created Adam
  • ... Till the sea runs dry
  • Regret
  • Eulogy to the bow and arrow
  • A little cheat!
  • The lost
  • Ave Atque vale
  • White as paper a-sail in the air ...
  • Breakers over the sea
  • The meaning of love
  • Two young maids ...
  • The loves of the birds
  • Taunt
  • The opium den
  • Benediction for the tent
  • A bully
  • Sanctimony
  • A battle of similes
  • 'O that my love were in my arms'
  • Open the door
  • The lover's prayer
  • Sick unto death of love
  • Remember thou me
  • song of a sick child
  • Title of a swift horse
  • From a satirical poem about drink, by Chimediin Figmed
  • For the cultural campaign, by Chimediin Figmed
  • To a dictatorial sultan
  • To a faithless friend, by Salaan Arrabey
  • Lament for a dead lover, by Siraad Haad
  • A woman sings of her love
  • Fortitude
  • The best dance
  • As camels who have become thirsty ... the poet's lament, by Ilmi Bowndheri
  • Modern love poems
  • Prayer for rain, by Sheikh Aqib Abdullahi Fama
  • The Suez crisis
  • Contents Continued:
  • Women and Men, by Hassan Sheikh Mumin
  • Colonialism by Cabdullaahi Qarshe
  • Independence
  • ZULU
  • Shaka
  • Senzangakhona
  • Praises of Henry Francis Fynn
  • War song
  • Praise of a train
  • Baboon
  • SOMALI
  • Old age
  • I thought you loved me
  • My money! O, my money!, by Mavimbela
  • Jojina, my love
  • Those were the days
  • Was it all worth while?
  • Take off your hat ...
  • Lucky lion!
  • Home
  • Lament for Mafukuzela
  • Battle pledge
  • Satan if following me ...
  • Dove's song in winter
  • Teasing song, by Princess Mogogo
  • Work song, by Raymond Mazisi Kunene
  • You are lying, O missionary ..., by Raymond Mazisi Kunene
  • Come in, by Isaiah Shembe
  • Danc hymn, by Isaiah Shembe
  • I am the beginning, by Isaiah Shembe
  • Let Zulu be hear, by Isaiah Shembe
  • The springtime of the earth ..., by Isaiah Shembe
  • A denunciation, by Mahammed Abdille Hassan
  • YORUBA
  • Obatala, the creator
  • Eshu, the god of fate
  • Oshun, the river goddess
  • Alajire
  • Praises of the king of Oyo
  • Praise of Ibikunle
  • Dirge for Fajuyi, by Omobayode Arowa
  • Wisdom is the finest beauty of a person ...
  • Oracle: Iwori wotrua
  • To a friend going on a journey, by Mahammed Abdille Hassan
  • Tiger
  • Death killed the rich ...
  • The time of creation has come
  • Ifa
  • The lying Muslims
  • Let the dead depart in peace
  • Election songs
  • Kob antelope
  • Salute to the elephant, by Odeniyi Apolebieji
  • Leopard
  • Our country is divided, by Faarah Nuur
  • Python
  • Mayor of Lagos
  • Variety: Why do we grumble?
  • Money! Money!
  • Hunger
  • Women
  • Quarrel
  • Children's poems: Hunger, Song of abuse
  • Praise of a child
  • Poet's lament on the death of his wife, by Raage Ugaas
  • An elder's reproof to his wife, by Abdillaahi Muuse
  • A fragrant prayer ..., by Biddy Crummy
  • When your eyes ...
  • Thanksgiving after Communion
  • A low prayer, a high prayer ...
  • O King of the world ... '
  • The merry jovial beggar, by Peter Casey
  • How well for the birds ...
  • Ringleted youth of my love ...
  • My grief on the sea ..., by Biddy Cussrooee
  • From a beggarman's song
  • Contents Continued:
  • From a lament for Una, by Thomas Costello
  • (Composed in English)
  • No place so grand
  • The wearing of the green, by Dion Boucicault
  • Famine song
  • The moon behind the hill
  • No Irish need apply
  • I once lov'd a boy ...
  • I know where I'm going
  • Ballinderry
  • IRISH (translations from Gaelic)
  • Must I go bound?
  • The green autumn stubble
  • St. Kevin
  • In memoriam, by Padraig de Brun
  • A new song on the taxes
  • 'Are ye right there, Michael?' A Lay of the Wild West Clare, by Percy French
  • Lisnagade
  • The ould Orange flute, by Nugent Bohem
  • Cushendall
  • From a faction song
  • O Virgin
  • Belfast linen
  • The dream
  • Lullaby. O men from the fields ..., by Padraic Colum
  • PUEBLO
  • Rains for the harvest
  • Song of the sky loom
  • Rain magic song
  • The willows by the water side
  • Shadows
  • Lost love
  • Hell
  • Regret and refusal
  • I wonder how my home is
  • Disillusion
  • Scalp dance song
  • Dead on the war path
  • Songs in the turtle dance a Santa Clara
  • The cloud-flower lullaby
  • Corn-blossom maidens, by Masahongva
  • Yellow butterflies, by Koianimptiwa
  • Butterfly maidens, by Lahpu
  • A hundred thousand welcomes
  • Flute song, by Masaveimah and Kavanghongevah
  • Now from the east, by Masahongva
  • The rainbow
  • Song of the blue-corn dance
  • The earthquake
  • The taboo woman
  • The songs
  • Our earth mother
  • Corn-grinding song
  • The sunrise call
  • Thoughts of God
  • Sunset song
  • Uru-tu-sendo's song
  • I place myself ...
  • Wecome O great Mary, by Alice O'Gallagher
  • Men's impotence
  • Morning prayer, by Aua
  • The mother's song
  • Personal song, by Arnatkoak
  • I should be ashamed, by Uvlunuaq
  • I am but a little woman ..., by Kivkajuk
  • Bear hunting, by Aua
  • Walrus Hunting, by Aua
  • Musk oxen, by Igjugarjuk
  • The gull, by Nakusuk
  • Contents Continued:
  • The ageing Hunter, by Avane
  • The song of the trout fisher, by Ikinilik
  • Remembering, by Akjartoq
  • My breath, by Orpingalik
  • It is hard to catch trout, by Piuvkaq
  • The joy of a singer, by Piuvkaq
  • Great grief came over me, by Aleqaajik
  • Accusation, by Utahania
  • Mocking song against Qaqortingneq, by Piuvkaq
  • Take your accusation back!, by Kittaarater
  • ESKIMO
  • Song of joy, by Uvavnuk
  • Spirit song
  • Darkened in the soul, by Napa
  • Invocation, by Nakasuk
  • Song of Sukkaartik, the assistant spirit, by Ajukutooq
  • The old man's song
  • HAWAIIAN
  • Born was the Island
  • Old creation chant
  • The Kumulipo: A creation chant (extracs), by Keaulumoku :
  • Solitary song
  • The water of Kane
  • Altar Prayers
  • Ending
  • Prayer of the fishing net
  • O Kane, O Lono of the blue sea ...
  • O thirsty wind
  • The rain
  • The Kona Sea
  • Praise song for King Kalakaua
  • Invocation for a storm
  • The sun and the moon and fear of loneliness
  • A stormy day
  • The ocean is like a wreath, by Kuapakaa
  • Song, by Kaiama
  • A skilful spearman!
  • Anklet song
  • The rainbow stands red ... A tiring song
  • Laieikawai's lament after her husband's death
  • Cold and Heat
  • The beloved's image
  • Love by the water-reeds
  • Song of caribou, musk oxen, women, and men who would be manly
  • Fathomless is my love, by Kalola
  • Resemblance
  • Love is a shark
  • My sweetheart in the rippling hills of sand ..., by Princess Likelike
  • Albatross, by Lele-io-Hoku
  • Puna's fragrant glades, by Princess Lili'u-o-ka-lani
  • The glory of Hanalei is its heavy rain ..., by Alfred Alohikea
  • Hilo, Hanakahi, rain rustling lehua ...
  • The sea! O the sea!
  • I'm going to California, by Bina Mossman
  • Hunger
  • Sure a poor man
  • Piano at evening, by Palea
  • The leper, by Ka-'ehu
  • Behold, by Mary Kawena Pukui
  • Prayer on making a canoe
  • Hymn to the air spriit
  • Dead man's song, dreamed by one who is alive, by Paulinaoq
  • Whispering ghosts of the west ...
  • song of longing
  • Disturb me not ...
  • Give me my infant now, by Te-whaka-io-roa
  • A sentinel's song, by Rarawa Kerehoma
  • Love dirge
  • Dirge sung at death
  • Song of despair, by Rangiaho
  • The mist over Pukehina
  • Lament for Taramoana, by Makere
  • Contents Continued:
  • Lament, by Matangi Hauroa
  • O beautiful calm ..., by Tu-kehu and Wetea
  • Oh, how my love with a whirling power ..., by Tu-kehu and Wetea
  • A mourning song for Rangiaho, by Te Heuheu Herea
  • Hitler, frothy-mouth
  • Canoe-hauling chant, by Apirana Ngata
  • Fishing song
  • A song of sickness, by Hine Tangikuku
  • Government!, by Tuta Nihoniho
  • We object ...
  • MAORI
  • Lullaby, by Nohomaiterangi
  • Lament for Apirana Ngata, by Arnold Reedy
  • Seaweed, seaweed, as sung by Hannah Totana
  • The breeze is blowing ...
  • AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES OF ARNHEM LAND
  • SONGS FROM THE DJANGGAWUL CYCLE
  • Song 1,4,6,7,8,10,11,12,18,21,22,24,27,30,33,51,57,67,84,92,135,144,166,172,174,182
  • Snails, as sung by Liagarang
  • Yellow cloud, as sung by Liagarang
  • The blowflies buzz, by Djalparmiwi
  • The six periods of creation
  • All you others, eat, by Djurberaui
  • Sail at the mast head ...
  • Three songs from the Moon-Bone cycle: The birds, New Moon, The Evening Star
  • The creation
  • Chat to Io, by Tiwai Paraone
  • The creation of man
  • Ruaumoko-the earthquake god, by Mohi Turei
  • Landfall
  • If you see my mother ..., by Mack Maze
  • The peeler's lament
  • Bow down your head and cry
  • The preacher and the slave, by Joe Hill
  • Two hoboes
  • They can't do that
  • Down in the valley ...
  • Drill man blues, by George Sizemore
  • The Donibristle Moss Moran disaster, by J. Ferguson
  • I'll have a collier for my sweetheart, by William Oliver
  • Contents Continued:
  • Roben's promised land, by George Purdom
  • The Lake of the Caogama, by Lennox Gavan
  • Have courage, my boy, to say no!, by L.M. Hilton
  • To the pines ...
  • Ballad of the D-Day Dodgers
  • Plane wreck at Los Gatos, by Woody Guthrie
  • Pastures of plenty, by Woody Guthrie
  • Jesus Christ, by Woody Guthrie
  • O God of Bethel ..., by Philip Doddridge and John Logan
  • Children's poems: 1952, Salome, School dinners
  • ENGLISH
  • Song of a Hebrew, by Dannie Abse
  • I'm through with you
  • For no one, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Eleanor Rigby, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • EPIC AND NARRATIVE POETRY
  • New coasts and Poseidon's son, from The Odyssey, by Homer (early Greek)
  • Beowulf's fight with Grendel's mother, from Beowulf (early English)
  • The story of Bamsi Beyrek of the grey horse, from The Book of Dede Korkut, by Dede Korkut (medieval Turkish)
  • Zong, Belegt Baatar (Mongol)
  • Blood Marksman and Kureldei the Marksman (Tatar)
  • Chain gang blues
  • The golden sea-otter, from Kutune Shirka, by Wakarpa (Ainu)
  • Tip-of-the-Single-Feather, by Velema (Fijian)
  • Ballad of the Hidden Dragon (medieval Chinese)
  • Acknowledgments
  • Sources of poems
  • Index of titles and first lines
  • Index of authors
  • Jeff Buckner, by Frank Beddo
  • I's gonna shine ...
  • Dey got each and de udder's man
  • Judgement day
  • I work all day long for you ...
Control code
ocm03360856
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxii, 548 pages
Isbn
9780253366658
Lccn
77088784
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
(OCoLC)03360856
Label
A World treasury of oral poetry, edited with an introd. by Ruth Finnegan
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 516-526)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Love songs: A selection of dadaria songs
  • O girl, you torment me ...
  • Pearly beads
  • Come laugh with me
  • A man's need
  • Come to me
  • So close should be our love
  • My heart burns for him
  • Longing
  • The arrow of desire
  • Introduction
  • O faithless thorn
  • Water-girl
  • The well: Two songs
  • Flowers
  • My cobra girl
  • Shoes are made to fit the feet ...
  • O little well
  • The stars are thundering
  • The shattering of love
  • There is no rest ...
  • Poems from thirteen cultures
  • In my dreams I searched for you
  • My love is playing ...
  • Flute player
  • Love and music
  • Like ripples on the water
  • She is not for me
  • Easy as a bat
  • Tonight at least, my sinner
  • Blue calf
  • The right true end
  • GOND
  • The bride's farewell: Two songs
  • Let me go
  • The new wife :
  • Song of longing
  • Once I played and danced in my parents' kingdom
  • Old age
  • Be not proud of your sweet body
  • A conceited man
  • Elephants may parade before your house
  • About to die
  • Dear as the moon
  • Death
  • What is man's body?
  • The depths of sorrow
  • This earthen body
  • Who can tell?
  • Debt
  • The ever-touring Englishmen
  • The roadmenders' song
  • What matter?
  • Moon of the earth
  • Sleeper rise
  • Red beauty
  • Song of poverty
  • Prince Sumiya
  • Siilenboor
  • The speckled horse ...
  • A cigarette
  • The white, orphaned camel kid ...
  • Toroi Bandi
  • Are you glad?
  • The 'word' of an antelope caught in a trap, by Sandag
  • The 'word' of a watch-dog, by Sandag
  • The 'word' of a wolf encircled by the hunt, by Sandag
  • Contents continued:
  • MALAY
  • Parting
  • In the heart of the hills ...
  • Jealousy
  • Unique among girls
  • Entwined
  • Red ants
  • May I be beautiful
  • Music
  • I, lord of all mortals!
  • MONGOL
  • Love charm
  • Of Iron am I
  • Invitation to a spirit
  • Tin-ore
  • Sri Rama's raiment
  • Dawn
  • Storm at sea
  • Wind
  • Om
  • Invocation before the rice harvest
  • Benediction for the felt
  • Take up the pen ...
  • Parting at dawn: Three pantuns
  • Kisses
  • The disdainful mistress
  • You drop a pearl ...
  • Invitation
  • And tomorrow, wend our ways
  • Or ever God created Adam
  • ... Till the sea runs dry
  • Regret
  • Eulogy to the bow and arrow
  • A little cheat!
  • The lost
  • Ave Atque vale
  • White as paper a-sail in the air ...
  • Breakers over the sea
  • The meaning of love
  • Two young maids ...
  • The loves of the birds
  • Taunt
  • The opium den
  • Benediction for the tent
  • A bully
  • Sanctimony
  • A battle of similes
  • 'O that my love were in my arms'
  • Open the door
  • The lover's prayer
  • Sick unto death of love
  • Remember thou me
  • song of a sick child
  • Title of a swift horse
  • From a satirical poem about drink, by Chimediin Figmed
  • For the cultural campaign, by Chimediin Figmed
  • To a dictatorial sultan
  • To a faithless friend, by Salaan Arrabey
  • Lament for a dead lover, by Siraad Haad
  • A woman sings of her love
  • Fortitude
  • The best dance
  • As camels who have become thirsty ... the poet's lament, by Ilmi Bowndheri
  • Modern love poems
  • Prayer for rain, by Sheikh Aqib Abdullahi Fama
  • The Suez crisis
  • Contents Continued:
  • Women and Men, by Hassan Sheikh Mumin
  • Colonialism by Cabdullaahi Qarshe
  • Independence
  • ZULU
  • Shaka
  • Senzangakhona
  • Praises of Henry Francis Fynn
  • War song
  • Praise of a train
  • Baboon
  • SOMALI
  • Old age
  • I thought you loved me
  • My money! O, my money!, by Mavimbela
  • Jojina, my love
  • Those were the days
  • Was it all worth while?
  • Take off your hat ...
  • Lucky lion!
  • Home
  • Lament for Mafukuzela
  • Battle pledge
  • Satan if following me ...
  • Dove's song in winter
  • Teasing song, by Princess Mogogo
  • Work song, by Raymond Mazisi Kunene
  • You are lying, O missionary ..., by Raymond Mazisi Kunene
  • Come in, by Isaiah Shembe
  • Danc hymn, by Isaiah Shembe
  • I am the beginning, by Isaiah Shembe
  • Let Zulu be hear, by Isaiah Shembe
  • The springtime of the earth ..., by Isaiah Shembe
  • A denunciation, by Mahammed Abdille Hassan
  • YORUBA
  • Obatala, the creator
  • Eshu, the god of fate
  • Oshun, the river goddess
  • Alajire
  • Praises of the king of Oyo
  • Praise of Ibikunle
  • Dirge for Fajuyi, by Omobayode Arowa
  • Wisdom is the finest beauty of a person ...
  • Oracle: Iwori wotrua
  • To a friend going on a journey, by Mahammed Abdille Hassan
  • Tiger
  • Death killed the rich ...
  • The time of creation has come
  • Ifa
  • The lying Muslims
  • Let the dead depart in peace
  • Election songs
  • Kob antelope
  • Salute to the elephant, by Odeniyi Apolebieji
  • Leopard
  • Our country is divided, by Faarah Nuur
  • Python
  • Mayor of Lagos
  • Variety: Why do we grumble?
  • Money! Money!
  • Hunger
  • Women
  • Quarrel
  • Children's poems: Hunger, Song of abuse
  • Praise of a child
  • Poet's lament on the death of his wife, by Raage Ugaas
  • An elder's reproof to his wife, by Abdillaahi Muuse
  • A fragrant prayer ..., by Biddy Crummy
  • When your eyes ...
  • Thanksgiving after Communion
  • A low prayer, a high prayer ...
  • O King of the world ... '
  • The merry jovial beggar, by Peter Casey
  • How well for the birds ...
  • Ringleted youth of my love ...
  • My grief on the sea ..., by Biddy Cussrooee
  • From a beggarman's song
  • Contents Continued:
  • From a lament for Una, by Thomas Costello
  • (Composed in English)
  • No place so grand
  • The wearing of the green, by Dion Boucicault
  • Famine song
  • The moon behind the hill
  • No Irish need apply
  • I once lov'd a boy ...
  • I know where I'm going
  • Ballinderry
  • IRISH (translations from Gaelic)
  • Must I go bound?
  • The green autumn stubble
  • St. Kevin
  • In memoriam, by Padraig de Brun
  • A new song on the taxes
  • 'Are ye right there, Michael?' A Lay of the Wild West Clare, by Percy French
  • Lisnagade
  • The ould Orange flute, by Nugent Bohem
  • Cushendall
  • From a faction song
  • O Virgin
  • Belfast linen
  • The dream
  • Lullaby. O men from the fields ..., by Padraic Colum
  • PUEBLO
  • Rains for the harvest
  • Song of the sky loom
  • Rain magic song
  • The willows by the water side
  • Shadows
  • Lost love
  • Hell
  • Regret and refusal
  • I wonder how my home is
  • Disillusion
  • Scalp dance song
  • Dead on the war path
  • Songs in the turtle dance a Santa Clara
  • The cloud-flower lullaby
  • Corn-blossom maidens, by Masahongva
  • Yellow butterflies, by Koianimptiwa
  • Butterfly maidens, by Lahpu
  • A hundred thousand welcomes
  • Flute song, by Masaveimah and Kavanghongevah
  • Now from the east, by Masahongva
  • The rainbow
  • Song of the blue-corn dance
  • The earthquake
  • The taboo woman
  • The songs
  • Our earth mother
  • Corn-grinding song
  • The sunrise call
  • Thoughts of God
  • Sunset song
  • Uru-tu-sendo's song
  • I place myself ...
  • Wecome O great Mary, by Alice O'Gallagher
  • Men's impotence
  • Morning prayer, by Aua
  • The mother's song
  • Personal song, by Arnatkoak
  • I should be ashamed, by Uvlunuaq
  • I am but a little woman ..., by Kivkajuk
  • Bear hunting, by Aua
  • Walrus Hunting, by Aua
  • Musk oxen, by Igjugarjuk
  • The gull, by Nakusuk
  • Contents Continued:
  • The ageing Hunter, by Avane
  • The song of the trout fisher, by Ikinilik
  • Remembering, by Akjartoq
  • My breath, by Orpingalik
  • It is hard to catch trout, by Piuvkaq
  • The joy of a singer, by Piuvkaq
  • Great grief came over me, by Aleqaajik
  • Accusation, by Utahania
  • Mocking song against Qaqortingneq, by Piuvkaq
  • Take your accusation back!, by Kittaarater
  • ESKIMO
  • Song of joy, by Uvavnuk
  • Spirit song
  • Darkened in the soul, by Napa
  • Invocation, by Nakasuk
  • Song of Sukkaartik, the assistant spirit, by Ajukutooq
  • The old man's song
  • HAWAIIAN
  • Born was the Island
  • Old creation chant
  • The Kumulipo: A creation chant (extracs), by Keaulumoku :
  • Solitary song
  • The water of Kane
  • Altar Prayers
  • Ending
  • Prayer of the fishing net
  • O Kane, O Lono of the blue sea ...
  • O thirsty wind
  • The rain
  • The Kona Sea
  • Praise song for King Kalakaua
  • Invocation for a storm
  • The sun and the moon and fear of loneliness
  • A stormy day
  • The ocean is like a wreath, by Kuapakaa
  • Song, by Kaiama
  • A skilful spearman!
  • Anklet song
  • The rainbow stands red ... A tiring song
  • Laieikawai's lament after her husband's death
  • Cold and Heat
  • The beloved's image
  • Love by the water-reeds
  • Song of caribou, musk oxen, women, and men who would be manly
  • Fathomless is my love, by Kalola
  • Resemblance
  • Love is a shark
  • My sweetheart in the rippling hills of sand ..., by Princess Likelike
  • Albatross, by Lele-io-Hoku
  • Puna's fragrant glades, by Princess Lili'u-o-ka-lani
  • The glory of Hanalei is its heavy rain ..., by Alfred Alohikea
  • Hilo, Hanakahi, rain rustling lehua ...
  • The sea! O the sea!
  • I'm going to California, by Bina Mossman
  • Hunger
  • Sure a poor man
  • Piano at evening, by Palea
  • The leper, by Ka-'ehu
  • Behold, by Mary Kawena Pukui
  • Prayer on making a canoe
  • Hymn to the air spriit
  • Dead man's song, dreamed by one who is alive, by Paulinaoq
  • Whispering ghosts of the west ...
  • song of longing
  • Disturb me not ...
  • Give me my infant now, by Te-whaka-io-roa
  • A sentinel's song, by Rarawa Kerehoma
  • Love dirge
  • Dirge sung at death
  • Song of despair, by Rangiaho
  • The mist over Pukehina
  • Lament for Taramoana, by Makere
  • Contents Continued:
  • Lament, by Matangi Hauroa
  • O beautiful calm ..., by Tu-kehu and Wetea
  • Oh, how my love with a whirling power ..., by Tu-kehu and Wetea
  • A mourning song for Rangiaho, by Te Heuheu Herea
  • Hitler, frothy-mouth
  • Canoe-hauling chant, by Apirana Ngata
  • Fishing song
  • A song of sickness, by Hine Tangikuku
  • Government!, by Tuta Nihoniho
  • We object ...
  • MAORI
  • Lullaby, by Nohomaiterangi
  • Lament for Apirana Ngata, by Arnold Reedy
  • Seaweed, seaweed, as sung by Hannah Totana
  • The breeze is blowing ...
  • AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES OF ARNHEM LAND
  • SONGS FROM THE DJANGGAWUL CYCLE
  • Song 1,4,6,7,8,10,11,12,18,21,22,24,27,30,33,51,57,67,84,92,135,144,166,172,174,182
  • Snails, as sung by Liagarang
  • Yellow cloud, as sung by Liagarang
  • The blowflies buzz, by Djalparmiwi
  • The six periods of creation
  • All you others, eat, by Djurberaui
  • Sail at the mast head ...
  • Three songs from the Moon-Bone cycle: The birds, New Moon, The Evening Star
  • The creation
  • Chat to Io, by Tiwai Paraone
  • The creation of man
  • Ruaumoko-the earthquake god, by Mohi Turei
  • Landfall
  • If you see my mother ..., by Mack Maze
  • The peeler's lament
  • Bow down your head and cry
  • The preacher and the slave, by Joe Hill
  • Two hoboes
  • They can't do that
  • Down in the valley ...
  • Drill man blues, by George Sizemore
  • The Donibristle Moss Moran disaster, by J. Ferguson
  • I'll have a collier for my sweetheart, by William Oliver
  • Contents Continued:
  • Roben's promised land, by George Purdom
  • The Lake of the Caogama, by Lennox Gavan
  • Have courage, my boy, to say no!, by L.M. Hilton
  • To the pines ...
  • Ballad of the D-Day Dodgers
  • Plane wreck at Los Gatos, by Woody Guthrie
  • Pastures of plenty, by Woody Guthrie
  • Jesus Christ, by Woody Guthrie
  • O God of Bethel ..., by Philip Doddridge and John Logan
  • Children's poems: 1952, Salome, School dinners
  • ENGLISH
  • Song of a Hebrew, by Dannie Abse
  • I'm through with you
  • For no one, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • Eleanor Rigby, by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
  • EPIC AND NARRATIVE POETRY
  • New coasts and Poseidon's son, from The Odyssey, by Homer (early Greek)
  • Beowulf's fight with Grendel's mother, from Beowulf (early English)
  • The story of Bamsi Beyrek of the grey horse, from The Book of Dede Korkut, by Dede Korkut (medieval Turkish)
  • Zong, Belegt Baatar (Mongol)
  • Blood Marksman and Kureldei the Marksman (Tatar)
  • Chain gang blues
  • The golden sea-otter, from Kutune Shirka, by Wakarpa (Ainu)
  • Tip-of-the-Single-Feather, by Velema (Fijian)
  • Ballad of the Hidden Dragon (medieval Chinese)
  • Acknowledgments
  • Sources of poems
  • Index of titles and first lines
  • Index of authors
  • Jeff Buckner, by Frank Beddo
  • I's gonna shine ...
  • Dey got each and de udder's man
  • Judgement day
  • I work all day long for you ...
Control code
ocm03360856
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xxii, 548 pages
Isbn
9780253366658
Lccn
77088784
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)03360856

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