Our Secret Territory

The Essence of Storytelling
Simms, Laura (Paperback - 2011)
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Laura Simms is an acclaimed storyteller whom The New York Times has called a major force in the revival of storytelling in America. Laura's way of telling a story allows the mind of the listener to rest in a realm of imagination beyond thought, and stimulates its faculties of kindness and relationship. In this book she examines the spiritual and social aspects of storytelling, and its process of engagement.

Authors: Simms, Laura
Statement of Responsibility: Laura Simms
Title: Our secret territory
the essence of storytelling
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Sentient Publications, 2011
Edition: 1st Sentient Publications ed
Characteristics: xvi, 186 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Introduction
Crossing into the invisible : how the storyteller guides us into an unseen realm
What storytelling means to me
Summoning the realm of dream
Seeing the invisible
The secret practice
T-boli dreaming: keeping the channels of a culture open
Through the story's terror
The lamplighter : the storyteller in the modern world
Evil in the world : a discourse on a Hassidic tale
Another way of knowing : the world of an epic singer
Misfortune's fortune
A language of no words : translations
Natural interruptions
Journey to Jerusalem : city of gold
Sudden story
Deadly play
Strong medicine
Monkey mind
On listerning
Subject Headings: Storytelling
Topical Term: Storytelling
LCCN: 2010041843
ISBN: 1591811724
Branch Call Number: 808.543 S
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