Transmission Difficulties
Transmission Difficulties
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It has been well known since Marius Barbeau’s review of the first edition of Franz Boas’s Tsimshian Mythology in 1917 that something was seriously amiss with Boas’s alleged “translations” of the stories gathered by his chief Tsimshian informant, Henry Tate. But what, exactly, was it that Boas was doing with Tate’s stories? Ralph… (more)

It has been well known since Marius Barbeau’s review of the first edition of Franz Boas’s Tsimshian Mythology in 1917 that something was seriously amiss with Boas’s alleged “translations” of the stories gathered by his chief Tsimshian informant, Henry Tate. But what, exactly, was it that Boas was doing with Tate’s stories? Ralph Maud answers this question in Transmission Difficulties.

 

Publisher: Talonbooks (August 15, 2014)

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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