• Part of
    Ubiquity Network logo

    Read Chapter
  • No readable formats available
  • Introduction

    Garrett Field

    Chapter from the book: Field, G. 2017. Modernizing Composition: Sinhala Song, Poetry, and Politics in Twentieth-Century Sri Lanka.


    First, the introduction describes the book’s interdisciplinary approach in relation to Sinhala-language scholarship about song as well as conventional methodology in the field of ethnomusicology. Second, the introduction attempts to identify shortcomings in scholarship regarding music and literature in twentieth-century South Asia. Third, the introduction explains the research conducted for the book as well as the book’s structure, terminology, premises, and narrative techniques.

    Chapter Metrics:

    How to cite this chapter
    Field, G. 2017. Introduction. In: Field, G, Modernizing Composition. California: University of California Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/luminos.27.a

    This chapter distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution + Noncommercial + NoDerivatives 4.0 license. Copyright is retained by the author(s)

    Peer Review Information

    This book has been peer reviewed. See our Peer Review Policies for more information.

    Additional Information

    Published on March 22, 2017


    comments powered by Disqus