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Encounter with oral literature

by Simon Okumba Miruka

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Published by East African Educational Publishers in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Folk literature, African -- History and criticism.,
    • Oral tradition -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-194).

      StatementOkumba Miruka.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPL8014.K4 M57 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1267227M
      ISBN 109966466916
      LC Control Number94980406

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        There is perhaps no other literature so closely allied to the history of its people as is that of the Arabs. The monotony of nomadic life, the rise of Islam, the Arab conquests, the imperial luxury of early Abbasids, the interaction and cross fertilization with other civilizations (notably in Spain), the decline and overthrow of the Caliphate, the period of cultural stagnation, the reactions. Lightning Source for Open Book Publishers Oral Literature in 4 8/28/12 PM. To all my teachers and to all those students who may find this work of some use in their study of the oral literatures of Africa and of the world.

      Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in , and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of storytelling across the continent of Africa.4/5(4). The significance and concept of the proverb. Form and style. Content. Occasions and functions. Specific examples: Jabo; Zulu; Azande. Conclusion. I Proverbs seem to occur almost everywhere in Africa, in apparent contrast with other areas of the world such as aboriginal America and Polynesia. Relatively easy to record, they have been exceedingly popular with collectors.


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