The image of the Universe in the folklore of the nenets: systematic and phenomenological analysis / english translation from Russian by Ksenia V. Durova

Author: Pushkareva E.T.

Pushkareva E.T. The image of the Universe in the folklore of the nenets

Book ID:

2613/1134790

Publisher:

Sankt-Peterburg: Istoricheskaia illiustratsiia

Pages #:

280

ISBN:

978-5-89566-195-6

Publish Date:

2019

Tirage

-

Cover Type:

Hardcover

Weight:

0,765 kg.

Size:

24 cm.

USD Price:

33,00

EUR Price:

30,00

GBP Price:

25,40

Цена, РУБ:

2640,00

Categories:

Ethnology

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The book examines folklore materials, such as examples of epics (syudbabts, syudbabtsarka, yarabts, yarabtsarka, khynabts and lakhanako), both sung and chanted (performed in recitative form), gathered on the territory of the contemporary Nenets, Yamalo-Nenets, Taimyr (Dolgan-Nenets) Autonomous Okrugs and of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug - Yugra. The analysis of the folklore publications from different years, and also of the author’s personal field notes, is done in accordance with real worldview beliefs of the profane world and the knowledge of the people from the circle of the "dedicated" and the "initiated" (the shamans and those persons close to them). The research focuses on eliciting the picture of the world, the descriptions of the cosmos and its inhabitants, represented in folklore on the one hand, and in the worldview of our contemporaries on the other. The work introduces new materials on the sphere of the sacred (rituals using a tambourine) and on the ordinary tradition o