Special Issue: Long-Form Storytelling

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Abstract

Long-form storytelling (performances of an hour or more consisting of single long tales or suites of tales in artfully woven combinations) are often justly considered a summit of the traditional or contemporary storyteller's art. This special issue of Storytelling, Self, Society considers this virtuoso mode of storytelling through the perspectives of several notable practitioners from Britain and the United States. The issue features a contextualising introduction by the editor, reflective articles from the tellers themselves along with transcriptions of their works.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages146
Volume14
Edition1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

Publication series

NameStorytelling, Self, Society
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISSN (Print)1550-5340

Keywords

  • contemporary storytelling
  • traditional storytelling
  • storytelling performance
  • epic
  • folktale
  • Mabinogion

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