The second section presents the major types of oral literature practiced in africa the principal concerns of the literature and its relation to other forms of traditional art section three examines the place of oral literature in modern african literature as well as the steps necessary to ensure proper recording and study of the subject. So much work has been done on african oral literature in the two decades since the publication of ruth finnegans epoch making and immensely useful oral literature in africa that there is need for a more up to date critical introduction such as i have tried to provide in this book in addition to . Its pages come alive with wonderful illustrative material coupled with sensitve and insightful commentary reviews in anthropology the scope breadth and lucidity of this excellent study confirm that okpewho is undoubtedly the most important authority writing on african oral literature right now. This video is unavailable watch queue queue watch queue queue. After this work african literature will never be the samea mazisi kuneneisidore okpewho for many years professor of english at the university of ibadan is one of the handful of african scholars who has facilitated the growth of african oral literature to its status today as a literary enterprise concerned with the artistic foundations
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