Singing the Past: Turkic and Medieval Heroic Poetry

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Index
Modern critics are listed only when their names appear in the body of the text.
Abïlay, 78, 79
Abū'l-Ġāzī, Genealogy of the Turkmens,145
Abū Zayd and the Banī Hilāl, 99, 160
act sequence, 39, 41, 103, 115, 175
Æthelstan, 14, 4547, 49, 50 —54
Alfonso X, 163
Alpāmiš (Alpamïs), 2136, 61, 62, 66, 67, 122 — 24, 126, 137, 14144, 149, 150, 152, 153, 174, 176. See also historical nucleus
Alsfelder Passionsspiel,170
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, 45, 48, 50, 54, 71, 148
Arabian Nights,77
ık, 37, 41
Asser, Life of King Alfred,148
AtlakviÐa,85, 94, 99, 100
Aucassin et Nicolette,2123, 170
authenticity and authority, 13643, 151, 161— 63, 177
aytïs,76, 77, 84, 85, 100, 176
barïmta (baramta). See cattle raid
Battle of Brunanburh, 45 —55, 58, 60, 7072, 87, 144, 177
historical background, 45, 46
Battle of Maldon,48, 58, 71, 87, 90, 93, 96, 100
Battle with the Tangut, 6769
Battle of Otterburn,94, 165
baxši (baqsï, bagšï), 3642, 67, 173
Bede, 9193
Bédier, Joseph, 158, 159, 162
ot, 79, 176
Beowulf,6, 8, 48, 79, 87, 9195, 100, 102, 103, 135, 136, 143 —53, 161, 16870, 173, 176, 178 — 80. See also historical nucleus
Berdax, Šežire,145
Berdi-baxši, 22, 24, 25, 2830, 32, 66
Boas, Franz, 173
boast, 6971, 75, 79, 176. See also bēot, gylp
Bodel, Jean, Chanson de Saisnes,161
Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae,103
Bomba, Andreas, 158, 159
Bowra, Sir Maurice, 6, 9, 19, 20, 22, 35, 99, 127, 145, 147
Brandl, Alois, 96
Bronson, Bertrand H., 165
Brunanburh. See Battle of Brunanburh
Brunner, Horst, 170, 171
Buqar-žïraw Qalqaman-ulï, 78
bylina,6, 9, 60, 61, 96
cantastorie,168
cattle raid, 7375, 77, 99, 100
Cattle-Raid of Cooley (Táin Bó Cuailnge), 73
Cerquiglini, Bernard, 6, 7
Chadwick, H. Munro, 6, 9, 19, 59, 61, 92, 94, 127, 145, 147, 150
Chadwick, Nora K., 6, 9, 59, 61, 94
Chambers, R. W., 87, 92, 93, 168, 169
chanson de geste, 6, 21, 60, 153 —55, 15762, 167, 170, 175
Chanson de Roland,6, 21, 32, 96, 126, 136, 146, 153 — 63, 179. See also historical nucleus
chantefable (cantefable), 2123, 170
Child, Francis James, 165

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Table of contents

  • Singing the Past - Turkic and Medieval Heroic Poetry *
  • Contents v
  • Foreword vii
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Note on Transcription, Pronunciation, and Translations xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter One - Turkic Bards and Oral Epics 12
  • Chapter Two - Variations on Epic and History 44
  • Chapter Three - In Search of the Heroic Lay 73
  • Chapter Four - Heroic Epic and Tribal Roots 101
  • Chapter Five - Heroic Past and Poetic Presence 135
  • Conclusion 165
  • Appendix One - The Text of Täwke-Batïr 181
  • Appendix Two - The Text of Ormanbet-Biy 189
  • Works Cited 195
  • Index 217
  • Myth and Poetics *
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