Bradley, John with Yanyuwa Families
Title Wuka nya-nganunga li-Yanyuwa li-Anthawirriyarra. Language for Us, The Yanyuwa Saltwater People. A Yanyuwa Encyclopaedia: Volume 1
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016
1925003671 / 9781925003673
Seller ID ID290746
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. xxvii, 589 pages . Following a poignant framing Preface and Introduction, chapters consider the country of Yanyuwa language (with b/w illustration); the various historical and contemporary recorders and recordings of the language; examples of 35 significant Yanyuwa texts recorded between 1959 and 2013, many of them extensive and all with both word-by-word and more polished English translations; over 100 Yanyuwa song poetry texts – many short but others involving extended song cycles – and their English translations; 26 pivotal Yanyuwa Ancestral Dreaming stories and their English translations. Appendices cover: Yanyuwa words games; Yanyuwa string games (with b/w illustration); Yanyuwa sign language (with b/w illustration). Includes bibliography and index. Volume II will be published later.