restricted access   Volume 20, Number 2, October 2005

Table of Contents

From: Oral Tradition

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Special Issue: Performance Literature II

Guest Editor: Drew Gerstle, Stephanie Jones, and Rosalind Thomas

Performance Literature and the Written World: Lost in Transcription?

pp. 161-163

The How of Literature

pp. 164-187

The Culture of Play: Kabuki and the Production of Texts

pp. 188-216

Performance, Visuality, and Textuality: The Case of Japanese Poetry

pp. 217-232

From Oral Performance to Paper-Text to Cyber-Edition

pp. 233-263

Text and Performance in Africa

pp. 264-277

On the Concept of "Definitive Text" in Somali Poetry

pp. 278-299

My Mother Has A Television, Does Yours? Transformation and Secularization in an Ewe Funeral Drum Tradition

pp. 300-319

The Many Shapes of Medieval Chinese Plays: How Texts Are Transformed to Meet the Needs of Actors, Spectators, Censors, and Readers

pp. 320-334

Textual Representations of the Sixteenth-Century Chinese Drama Yuzan ji (The Jade Hairpin)

pp. 335-361


About the Authors

pp. 363-364


Index to Volume 20

pp. 365-366