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By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

ISBN-10: 0415653487

ISBN-13: 9780415653480

ISBN-10: 0415805929

ISBN-13: 9780415805926

Through an engaged research of writers resembling Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Niyi Osundare, and Tanure Ojaide and of African conventional oral poets like Omoekee Amao Ilorin and Mamman Shata Katsina, Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for examining and knowing literary and cultural fabrics. Na'Allah argues for the necessity for cultural range in serious theorizing within the twenty-first century. He highlights the serious matters dealing with students and scholars inquisitive about feedback and translation of marginalized texts. via returning the African wisdom process again to its roots and putting it facet by means of part with Western paradigms, Na'Allah has produced a textual content that might be required examining for students and scholars of African tradition and literature. It is a crucial contribution to scholarship within the area of mobility of African oral culture, and on African literary, cultural and function discourse.

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