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Narratives as Muslim practice in Senegal

Author: Mamarame Seck
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, 2013.
Series: Society and politics in Africa, v. 22.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sufi oral discourse in Senegal is overwhelmingly dominated by stories about past and current shaykhs. An important corpus of oral narratives about Sufi clerics is not only (re)told by Sufi speakers throughout Senegal but also in the Senegalese diasporas in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. These accounts are interwoven by multiple speakers among followers of Senegalese Sufi brotherhoods and passed down from generation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Seck, Mamarame.
Narratives as Muslim practice in Senegal.
New York : Peter Lang, 2013
(DLC) 2012020799
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mamarame Seck
ISBN: 9781453908648 1453908641 1433119900 9781433119903 1433114585 9781433114588 9781299674882 1299674887 9781453910610 1453910611
OCLC Number: 823728633
Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 pages).
Contents: Theory, method, and analysis --
Context and scope of Wolof Sufi oral narratives --
Grammar of Wolof Sufi narratives --
Function of Wolof Sufi narratives --
Discourse analysis of Wolof Sufi narratives.
Series Title: Society and politics in Africa, v. 22.
Responsibility: Mamarame Seck.
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Sufi oral discourse in Senegal is dominated by stories about shaykhs. An important corpus of oral narratives about Sufi clerics is not only (re)told by Sufi speakers throughout Senegal but also in  Read more...

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