More Songs and Stories of the Ch'uan Miao. By David Crockett Graham.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Walravens, Hartmut.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Wiesbaden : Harrassowitz Verlag, 2018.
Series:Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Body; Editor's preface; Preface; I. Introduction by D.C. Graham; The country; The language; The people; Historical background; Economic life; Social organizations and relations; Social life and customs; Memorial ceremonies; The calendar festivals; Recreation, amusement and play; Religion; II. Legends; 1) Creation of nature and the world 692, 665, 140, 135, 316, 96; 2) The origin of religious beliefs and customs 60, 59, 552, 289; III. Tales Related to Mythological, Historical, and Etiological Traditions; 1) Life in ancient times 225, 38.
  • 2) Origin of customs and things 315, 120, 121, 683) Ancient history 191, 453, 288, 436, 55; 4) Recent history and contacts with the Chinese 329, 465, 146, 466, 523, 529, 484, 81, 311, 631, 632, 636, 693, 695, 687, 83, 89, 91, 192, 686, 627; IV. Songs and Ceremonial Chants; 1) Religious chants: a) At the time of death 5, 352, 379. 428, 521, 520; b) At the time of the tso-chai ceremony 517, 378, 387, 656, 519, 526, 527, 363, 365, 522, 525, 528, 351, 652, 653, 358, 654, 132, 454; c) At other religious festivals 655, 637, 354, 659, 518. 722; 2) Love songs.
  • A) Sorrow for a dead sweetheart 338, 278b) Disappointed lovers 390, 496, 500; c) Lovers who part 415; d) Love songs, sung alternately 573, 574, 578, 579, 580, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 587, 586, 589, 588, 590, 591, 592, 593, 594, 595, 596, 597, 611, 612; e) Love songs, by men 218, 219, 252, 386, 389, 497, 498, 499, 562, 563, 567, 569, 571, 575, 576, 577, 607, 388, 623, 624, 625, 608, 613, 614, 615, 616, 304, 621, 495, 706; f) Love songs by girls 220, 221, 385, 564, 566, 568, 570, 572, 501, 609, 610; g) Extra-marital love songs 416, 251, 254, 255, 482, 483, 617; 3) Marriage songs.
  • A) Engagement and preparation for wedding 52, 287, 481, 232, 457, 458, 464, 54, 556, 283, 64, 370, 93, 709, 710, 373, 170b) The wedding 319, 374, 53, 674, 209, 701, 377, 382, 369, 49, 359, 353, 90, 56, 565; 4) Ridiculing people:; a) Men ridiculing women 201; b) Women ridiculing men 376; c) Ridiculing go-betweens 210, 361, 362; d) Ridiculing others 256, 537, 702; 5) Hunting songs 691, 259; 6) Other songs 700, 82, 675; V. Stories; 1) The origin of things and customs 231, 684, 334, 73, 421, 418, 42.
  • 2) Stories on the relations of Miao and Chinese 141, 440, 535, 409, 12, 110, 478, 342, 204, 477, 4273) Stories of love and tragedies 437, 485, 538, 492, 554, 318, 291, 447; 4) Hunting stories 65, 67, 295, 422, 290; 5) Stories on human affairs 534, 541, 446, 505, 158, 470, 246, 235, 439, 145, 215, 339; VI. Folk-Tales; 1) Animal tales 247; 2) Animals and men 685, 307, 98; 3) Deities and ghosts 445, 62, 666, 606, 407; 4) Saints and men 303, 103, 99, 106, 101, 16, 179, 180, 70, 160; 5) Stories about geomancy 326, 296, 229, 558, 600.