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A Reflection On Urhobo Funeral Poetry As Socio-Cultural History.
African traditional funeral poetry or the dirge is a poem, chant, recitation or song of lamentation, expressing sorrow, usually performed at funerals or memorial rites. It provides a valuable framework for the people to ...
Laudation in Mournful Observance.
This study examines eulogistic aspects of dirges of the Urhobo. The people are found in Niger Delta Province of Nigeria. The praise poem is well developed among many African societies unlike in Urhobo where it is not notably ...