Monthly Archives: November 2016

Tables turned: under study

When you have spent a career analyzing other things and other people, it is slightly unnerving to become a subject of study. Our translation of KCKP is now the subject of a doctoral thesis in Translation Studies.

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Sujit Wongthet and KCKP

In 2013, Sujit Wongthes wrote a series of articles in his regular column in Matichon Weekly on sepha, KCKP, and recitation. The series seems in part to have been provoked by us, but it is also a return to topics … Continue reading

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Alfred Lord and KCKP

I had heard of Alfred Lord’s work on oral tradition, but did not get round to reading his famous The Singer of Tales until after we had finished and published the translation. I then found that Lord was very helpful … Continue reading

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Abridged version

When we published the original translation, several people complained that it was just too big for them to contemplate reading it. We decided we should do an abridged version. It took us some time to find the time, but the … Continue reading

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