Between the oral and the literary: the case of the Naxi Dongba texts
"It is my argument that not only can the ritual texts of the Naxi people of southwest China be proven to be demonstrably oral in nature, but that they also exist in a realm of potentiality that occupies the uncontested territory between the two extremes of oral and written: they are truly transitionary texts."--Pages 27-28.
Oral Tradition, 32/1 (2018):27-52
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