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African discourse in Islam, oral traditions, and performance

Author: Abdul Rasheed Naʼallah
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: African studies (Routledge (Firm))
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Develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for interpreting and understanding literary and cultural materials. This work is suitable for scholars and students of African culture and literature.  Read more...

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Naʼallah, Abdul Rasheed.
African discourse in Islam, oral traditions, and performance.
New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009024127
(OCoLC)419262841
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abdul Rasheed Naʼallah
ISBN: 9780203863589 0203863585 9780415805926 0415805929
OCLC Number: 467436966
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 183 pages).
Contents: Ẹ̀làlọ̀rọ̀: A Yorubá indigenous discourse on criticism and interpretation --
Ẹ̀làlọ̀rọ̀ and translation --
Some thoughts on traditional Hausa aesthetics and Arabic influence on Yorubá and Hausa written traditions in Nigeria --
Horses of memory and The word is an egg : Osundare's poetic voices --
Cultural poetics, African diaspora, and the global world : Tanure Ojaide's I want to dance and other poems --
African cultural revival as an important message in Death and the king's horseman and The lion and the jewel --
Language and culture in an African adaptation of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex --
Yorubá Egungun : some critical thoughts --
Traditional oral genre in a Muslim Ilorin : survival challenges --
Mamman Shata Katsina and Omoekee Amao Ilorin : Islam, performance, and orality.
Series Title: African studies (Routledge (Firm))
Responsibility: Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah.
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