Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Ritual SoundingsWomen Performers and World Religions$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Sarah Weiss

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780252042294

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM ILLINOIS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.illinois.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Illinois University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ISO for personal use.date: 18 September 2021

Wedding Lamentation

Wedding Lamentation

Singing Sorrow, Embodying the Future

Chapter:
(p.27) Chapter 2 Wedding Lamentation
Source:
Ritual Soundings
Author(s):

Sarah Weiss

Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.003.0003

This chapter explores wedding lamentation across cultures. Case studies from United Kingdom, Greece, Russia, and Northern India rely on data drawn from ethnographic studies and those from Finland, India, and Italy are historical, based on data drawn from documentary film, literature, and song. Examining similar phenomena occurring in different cultures, religions, and historical periods demonstrates the similar ways in which women’s performance at ritual events in different cultural and historical settings plays an important role in localizing world religions.

Keywords:   weddings, wedding lamentation, lamentation, United Kingdom, Greece, Russia, Northern India, Finland, Italy, meta-ethnography, comparison

Illinois Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.