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Dairi Stories and Pakpak Storytelling: A Storytelling Tradition from the North Sumatran Rainforest Clara Brakel-Papenhuijzen

Dairi Stories and Pakpak Storytelling: A Storytelling Tradition from the North Sumatran Rainforest

Clara Brakel-Papenhuijzen

Published June 17th 2014
ISBN : 9781306858168
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363 pages
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The art of storytelling, which has been popular for centuries in the forested Dairi district of North Sumatra, is usually considered an oral tradition. This book presents evidence that written versions of Dairi stories existed before there wasMoreThe art of storytelling, which has been popular for centuries in the forested Dairi district of North Sumatra, is usually considered an oral tradition. This book presents evidence that written versions of Dairi stories existed before there was contact with European culture.