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This book, Discourse on Mising and Karbi Folklore Genres, involves a critical investigation into the various folklore genres associated with two of the most culturally rich ethnic communities of Assam, i.e., the 'Misings' (Miri) and the 'Karbis' (Mikir) adopting a hermeneutic approach. It dwells exhaustively upon folklore genres like legends and myths pertaining to both the communities focusing upon their cosmogonies and worldviews; rites and rituals; shamanistic rhapsodies, mnemocultural practices and the philosophical implications supposed to be embodied in them. This book is designed to be…mehr

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This book, Discourse on Mising and Karbi Folklore Genres, involves a critical investigation into the various folklore genres associated with two of the most culturally rich ethnic communities of Assam, i.e., the 'Misings' (Miri) and the 'Karbis' (Mikir) adopting a hermeneutic approach. It dwells exhaustively upon folklore genres like legends and myths pertaining to both the communities focusing upon their cosmogonies and worldviews; rites and rituals; shamanistic rhapsodies, mnemocultural practices and the philosophical implications supposed to be embodied in them. This book is designed to be a critical compendium for native as well as foreign scholars and researchers, this book also evaluates various folklore genres from eco-critical and feminist perspectives.
Autorenporträt
Dr. K. K. Bori is an Associate Professor (HoD) of English in North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous), Assam. His areas of interest are Post-colonial, Dalit, Subaltern literature; Socio-cultural, Socio-linguistics, Semiotics; Origin Myths, Cosmogonies, Legends, Religion, Rites and Rituals; Diaspora, Ethnic Identity and Culture, Eco-criticism.