Definition of Guslars
1. guslar [n] - See also: guslar
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Literary usage of Guslars
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Servia by the Servians by Alfred Stead (1909)
"Peasants and shepherds all play the Gusle, but they do not know as many airs to sing to its accompaniment as the real guslars. The chanting of these ..."
2. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1908)
"... the Turkish influence is overwhelming in the epical poetry which forms the larger part of this volume. The guslars, as these bards are ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... and not a few of the songs of the guslars among the Servians and other Slavonic nations in the Balkans come also from the Gipsies. ..."
4. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1890)
"... seventeenth centuries, which ended in the expulsion of the Turks from Hungary. The troubadours, or guslars, who perpetuate these poems, accompany their ..."
5. The Science of Fairy Tales: An Inquiry Into Fairy Mythology by Edwin Sidney Hartland (1891)
"... and a similar instrument seems to be used for the like purpose among the orthodox guslars of Bosnia and Herzegovina.1 A description given by Sir Richard ..."
6. Kosšovo: Heroic Songs of the Serbs by Helen Rootham (1920)
"... In many parts of modern Serbia, you can hardly find a folk-gathering or festival without guslars (bards) singing ..."
7. Who are the Slavs?: A Contribution to Race Psychology by Paul Rankov Radosavljevich (1919)
"... the manner and in the spirit of the national bards or guslars) the more important historical or legendary events and heroes of the South Slavic people. ..."