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p'Bitek, Okot 1931-1982

Overview
Works: 106 works in 362 publications in 13 languages and 5,090 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: PL8041.9.P3, 896.5
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Most widely held works by Okot p'Bitek
Song of Lawino ; &, Song of Ocol by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
86 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During his lifetime, Okot p'Bitek was concerned that African nations, including his native Uganda, be built on African and not European foundations. Traditional African songs became a regular feature in his work, including this pair of poems, originally written in Acholi and translated into English. Lawino's words in the first poem are not fancy, but their creative patterns convey compelling images that reveal her dismay over encroaching Western traditions and her Westernized husband's behavior. Ocol's poem underlines Lawino's points and confirms her view of him as a demeaning and arrogant person whose political energies and obsession with wasting time are destructive to his family and his community. The gripping poems of Lawino and Ocol capture two opposing approaches to the cultural future of Africa at the time and paint a picture that belongs in every modern reader's cognitive gallery
The horn of my love by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song of a prisoner by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
6 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hare and hornbill by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
African religions in Western scholarship by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
16 editions published between 1900 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song of Ocol by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
14 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two songs : Song of prisoner. Song of Malaya by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
13 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White teeth by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Religion of the Central Luo by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Artist, the ruler : essays on art, culture, and values, including extracts from Song of soldier and White teeth make people laugh on earth by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Africa's cultural revolution : [essays] by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
7 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The defence of Lawino by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acholi proverbs by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
7 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Samling af acoli ordsprog - fra Kenya - rubriceret efter emner
Two songs by Okot p'Bitek by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La chanson de Lawino by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
5 editions published in 1983 in French and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lawinos Lied : eine Afrikanerin klagt an = Song of Lawino by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1982 in German and English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Belletristik : Uganda/Atscholi ; Frau - Afrika
African religions in European scholarship by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wer pa Lawino by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
6 editions published in 1969 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wimbo wa Lawino : ombolezo by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in Swahili and English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Song of prisoner ; Song of Malaya : two songs by Okot p'Bitek( Book )
5 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bitek, Okot 1931-1982
Bitek, Okot p'.
Bitek Okot p' 1931-1982
Okot 1931-1982 p'Bitek
Okot p'Bitek 1931-1982
p'Bitek, J. P. Okot 1931-1982
p'Bitek, Okot
pBitek, Okot 1931-1982
Битек, Окот п' 1931-1982
п'Битек, Окот.
п'Битек, Окот 1931-1982
ビテック, オコト
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