New PDF release: African Discourse in Islam, Oral Traditions, and Performance

By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

Through an engaged research of writers corresponding to 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 variety in severe theorizing within the twenty-first century. He highlights the severe matters dealing with students and scholars enthusiastic about feedback and translation of marginalized texts. by means of returning the African wisdom process again to its roots and putting it facet through facet with Western paradigms, Na'Allah has produced a textual content that would be required examining for students and scholars of African tradition and literature. It is a vital contribution to scholarship within the area of mobility of African oral culture, and on African literary, cultural and function discourse.

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