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The Oral Tradition of Africa: Words as Intellectual, Cultural, and Spiritual Nourishment! By Akinjide Bonotchi Montgomery
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The Oral Tradition of Africa: Words as Intellectual, Cultural, and Spiritual Nourishment! By Akinjide Bonotchi Montgomery
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African Cultures & The African Diaspora By Janet L. DeCosmo
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African film seen within cultural, historical and political economic context. Contains writings of W.E.B. DuBois, Patrice Lumumba, and Haile Selassie. Reviews the oral and written traditions of... More > Africa, the role of women, as well as visual arts, music, dance and food. Covers political economy context including the triangular trade in slaves, contact with Europeans, and modern conflicts, such as in Dharfur (Sudan) and Mali.< Less
African Literature - JAL 6 By Charles Smith (Ed.)
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In this volume scholars have strived to adopt innovative and multilayered perspectives on orality or indigeneity and its manifestations on contemporary African and new literatures. Thus this is an... More > important contribution which integrates the oral traditions of African writing within new and relevant contemporary expressions through exploring the literary permutations of oral traditional performance in the works of African writers.< Less
African Poetry -6 By GMT Emezue (Ed.)
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The lyrical tradition of African verses, as discussed in this volume, draws from oral as well as western educational sources and constitutes the totality of African experience in elevated linguistic... More > utterance or musical renditions. It has strong musical and performance overtones, centres heavily on public, as against private, domains of artistic communication and invokes the ancient psychic and spiritual processes of African art.< Less
African Folklore: Translated By R. S., S. S.
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African tradition of storytelling has mostly been oral; for lack of education was the main hindrance in printing and reading the books of folk tales. The poverty ridden and persecuted by nature, the... More > land of Africa hardly gave any chance to the dwellers to enjoy the luxury of all those things which the Western Society has been habitual to for a very long time. Most of African tales are based on the myths prevalent in the society and they are very dutifully and almost religiously bequeathed to the posterity by the passing generation. This book includes some of the best folk tales from Africa. Enjoy reading.< Less
Journal of African Literature JAL 6 By Charles Ed. Smith
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Here is an important contribution which integrates the oral traditions of African writing within new and contemporary expressions through exploring the literary permutations of indigenous performance... More > in the works of African writers.< Less
Journal of African Literature JAL 6 By Charles Ed. Smith
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Here is an important contribution which integrates the oral traditions of African writing within new and contemporary expressions through exploring the literary permutations of indigenous performance... More > in the works of African writers.< Less
Riddles and Bash: African Performance and Literature Reviews By Chin Ce
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Riddles and Bash, Chin Ce's second volume of essays and reviews makes a strong case for oral traditions in critical discourse on African literature today.
Africa Presents the Congo RDC And Traditional Law By Bepona Collection
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Authenticity of the Congolese Traditional Law in Bandundu Province (Le Munsong Tribe) is flawless. Oral traditions are based on the integrity, justice, and honoring of their... More > “Nzambi-Mpungu,” (The Great Being). Impunity is an unknown fact to African traditional judges. In this regard, a trial verdict is to be announced fairly due to the fear of their “Nzambi-Mpungu,” who could strike on them out of anger, should they act inappropriately. This actually shows the difference between contemporary and traditional law in the Bantu/Congolese society.< Less

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Left to Die Left to Die By Wes Rand
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