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Yoruba dance : the semiotics of movement and body attitude in a Nigerian culture

Author: Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka
Publisher: Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©1998.
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Ajayi, Omofolabo S.
Yoruba dance.
Trenton, NJ : Africa World Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)651924237
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka
ISBN: 0865435626 9780865435629 0865435634 9780865435636
OCLC Number: 37011212
Notes: Based on the author's doctoral dissertation.
Description: xvi, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : dance in ancient Yorubaland --
Yoruba body attitude in communication : a philosophical, aesthetic, and religious perspective --
Dance in religious communication --
Themes in social rites --
Power validation in political paradigms --
Themes in power constraint --
Conclusion : the poetics of dance and Yoruba culture.
Responsibility: Omofolabo S. Ajayi.

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