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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 ...
Enacting The Dirge:
The dirge is poetry performed within the context of funeral and memorial ceremonies. This study deals with the performers of dirges among the Urhobo of the Niger-Delta of Nigeria. The performance of the poetry is done by ...
Osundare's Poetry and the Yoruba Worldview
(Purdue University Press © Purdue University., 2011-03)
Myth and History in the Poetry of Osundare
In his article "Myth and History in the Poetry of Osundare" Christopher Anyokwu examines the interrelation of myth and history from an African perspective. Anyokwu analyzes the poetry of one of Africa's most prolific ...
Sound Semiotics of Osundare's Poetry.
(Purdue University Press ©Purdue University., 2013)