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INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN ORAL LITERATURE AND PERFORMANCE<p>by Bayo Ogunjimi and Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah
 

INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN ORAL LITERATURE AND PERFORMANCE

by Bayo Ogunjimi and Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah

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This new book puts together in a single cover, two earlier volumes by the authors, now revised to meet the challenges of a twenty-first century scholarship in African performance and cultural studies. Topics covered range from sources of African oral traditions, relevance of cosmology to African oral performance, fieldwork practice and research methodology, archetypes, folktales, myths and legends, performance and stylistic features, to various areas of poetic performances like praise poetry, religious poetry, topical, occupational and heroic poetry, their performances and more.

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