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Author Naʼallah, Abdul Rasheed.

Title African discourse in Islam, oral traditions, and performance / Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah
Published New York : Routledge, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 183 pages)
Series African studies
African studies (Routledge (Firm))
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-180) and index
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Subject Folk literature, Hausa -- History and criticism.
Folk literature, Yoruba -- History and criticism.
Folklore -- Performance -- Nigeria.
Hausa language -- Discourse analysis.
Islam and culture -- Nigeria.
Islam -- Nigeria -- Influence.
Yoruba language -- Discourse analysis.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203863585 (electronic bk.)
9780203863589 (electronic bk.)