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LaPin, Deirdre Ann 1946-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 55 publications in 2 languages and 482 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  Nonfiction films  Academic theses  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  Documentary films  Short films 
Roles: Author, Director, Scientific advisor, Scenarist
Classifications: GN303, 398.09767
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Deirdre Ann LaPin
Sons of the moon by Francis Speed( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In isolated mountain hamlets in Nigeria's Jos Plateau the Ngas have traditionally observed the movements of the moon in the night sky. The moon is a key symbol in Ngas cosmology, believed to regulate the rhythm of all life. The film traces the moon's influence on Ngas work and thought during a single growing season. The documentary tells the story form the point of view of a single traditional Ngas bard
Hogs in the bottom : family folklore in Arkansas by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story, medium and masque : the idea and art of Yoruba storytelling by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

20 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and Yoruba and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Securing development and peace in the Niger Delta : a social conflict analysis for change by Paul Francis( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sons of the Moon : the Ngas of Central Nigeria by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story, medium and masque the idea and art of Yoruba storytelling by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Yoruba and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story, medium and masque the idea and art of Yoruba storytelling by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and Yoruba and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women in African literature by Deirdre Ann LaPin( )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technical Workshop on Information for Social Planning : [proceedings] by Technical Workshop on Information for Social Planning( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sons of the moon : the Ngas of central Nigeria by Suzanne Preston Blier( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Picture and design in Yoruba narrative art by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ideas of precedence and performance in Yoruba oral narratives by Deirdre Ann LaPin( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tale and trickster in Yoruba verbal art by Deirdre Ann LaPin( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Work, health, and the vulnerable in Somalia by Deirdre Ann LaPin( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sons of the moon : Ngas astronomy and ritual on Nigeria's central plateau by Deirdre Ann LaPin( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Nigeria and Dahomey, Yorubans, 1974]( Recording )

1 edition published in 1974 in Yoruba and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sons of the moon by Francis Speed( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The film traces the moon's influence on Ngas work and thought during a single growing season."
 
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Alternative Names
LaPin, Deirdre 1946-

Languages
English (50)

Yoruba (4)