No One Cries for the Dead

By: Clark-Deces, Isabelle

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At South Indian village funerals, women cry and lament, men drink and laugh, and untouchables sing and joke to the beat of their drums. "No One Cries for the Dead "offers an original interpretation of these behaviors, which seem almost unrelated to the dead and to the funeral event. Isabelle Clark-Deces demonstrates that rather than mourn the dead, these Tamil funeral songs first and foremost give meaning to the caste, gender, and personal experiences of the performers.

Title: No One Cries for the Dead

Author Name: Clark-Deces, Isabelle

Categories: Customs & Traditions,

Publisher: University of California Press:

ISBN Number: 0520243145

ISBN Number 13: 9780520243149

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0520243145Z2

Description: 0520243145 Crisp, clean, unread paperback with light shelfwear to the covers and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!