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Yoruba Poetry

Ulli Beier

Yoruba Poetry

An Anthology of Traditional Poems

by Ulli Beier

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Harry N. Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • African,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9760604M
    ISBN 100317260510
    ISBN 109780317260519
    OCLC/WorldCa232314159

      The first standout element in Black Sunday is the writing itself. Abraham mixes poetry, Yoruba, pidgin English, and street philosophy into a mesmerizing style. The novel's chapters alternate.   Akinwumi Isola enriched Yoruba literature – Okunoye His book-length study of the craft of Yoruba novelists is a ground-breaking scholarly effort, which proves his .

    Oriki is an important and cultural, but unwritten (oral) genre of Yoruba literature that is usually used in praise singing. The Yoruba people have very rich cultural oral literature, oriki is on of them. Oríkì is used during individual or communal ceremonies, for individuals or the community. Oríkì possesses a full definition of its owner. Gender Dialectics of Yoruba Drum Poetry shared meaning can be made possible w hen there is consideration for situational contexts, the use of stock phrases and Author: Azeez Akinwumi Sesan.

    Yoruba words for poetry include ewi, ewì and oríkì. Find more Yoruba words at !   A Divine Journey to the Inner Self and God Consciousness. (Image Source) Yoruba is a West African spirituality that some Anthropologists estimate is 10, years old! It comprises the beliefs of the Yoruba people, whose homeland is in the South Western part of Nigeria and adjoining parts of Benin and Togo. Yet the beliefs of.


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Genre/Form: Poetry Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beier, Ulli. Yoruba poetry. Cambridge [Eng.] University Press,   Beier also translated Yoruba traditional poetry, beginning with Yoruba Poetry, in (8) Inhe republished the introduction of that book, which deals with the challenges of translating Yoruba poetry into English, and fifteen poems in Delos.

Finding Female Voice. A Socio-Cultural Appraisal of Yoruba Nuptial Poetry (Verbal Art and Documentary Literature in African Languages vol. 26) by George Olusola Ajibade and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly Nigeria and Yoruba constitute about 44 million people in total.

The vast majority of this population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 16% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Yoruba people speak the Yoruba Benin: million.

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Yoruba literary culture is also one of the few in Africa to be supported by an extensive, long-standing, and sophisticated local critical scholarship in the same language as the literature itself.

Oral genres. Oral genres constitute a vast field of expression with much intertextuality and cross-genre borrowing. Terminology for genres varies. Yoruba from Cuba book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Presents a selection of poems, in both English and Spanish, that ev 4/5. Nigerians of Igbo (Tutuola being a Yoruba) nation cowed from being associated with the book as it had shamefully broken English, broken grammar etc.

Wole Soyinka had a blemished stand, but it is only Achebe who came out forthrightly to appreciate the book in its efforts to Africanize English for the purpose of African literature. : Yoruba Poetry: An Anthology of Traditional Poems (): Beier, Ulli, Wenger, Susanne: BooksAuthor: Ulli Beier.

Iṣọla makes the case for Yoruba as a literary language close to the life-world of its speakers, while Adejunmọbi takes a long historical view of the vitality of Yoruba as a literary language, from the 19th century to the present day. Abimbọla, ‘Wande, ed. Yoruba Oral Tradition: Poetry in Music, Dance and Drama.

Ifẹ. Buy a cheap copy of Yoruba Poetry: An Anthology of book by Ulli Beier. Free shipping over $ One of the strengths of Yorùbá Yé Mi is that it is a product of a collaborative effort, under the direction of Dr.

Mosadomi, of about twenty academic, student and professional participants, contributors, consultants, and assistants, with the support of the Center for Open Educational Resources and Language Learning/5(1).

In fact in despite of his title the book has a little focus in Yoruba culture. Most of time it talk about Ifa Poetry and religion meaning. It is actually not a scholar work as we could expect from Kola and each capter's theme is not explained with a real deep and consistent approach.4/4(5).

The Hardcover of the Yoruba Poetry by Ulli Beier, Susanne Wenger | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help.

Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox. Yoruba culture consists of folk/cultural philosophy, religion and literature. They are embodied in Ifa-Ife Divination, known as the tripartite Book of Enlightenment in Yorubaland and in Diaspora.

Yoruba philosophy is a witness of two epochs. The first epoch is an epoch-making history in cosmology and mythology. - Explore YorubaEngagemen's board "Yoruba Proverbs" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Wise words, Quotations and Life quotes pins.

A History Of The Yoruba People HomeTeam History. Loading Unsubscribe from HomeTeam History. Yoruba documentary by Tunde Kelani - 1. Award-winning Yoruba-English Bilingual Children's Books, Audio Books and Dual Language Picture Books are a great resource for teaching and learning Yoruba and English as a Second Language.

Collection includes Yoruba folktales, fables, multicultural stories, myths, legends, board books, and a beautifully illustrated Yoruba picture dictionary available with Audio. This the full list of Recommended Books for Secondary Schools in Nigeria – JSS1, JSS2, JSS3, SS1, SS2, SS3.

We also, included their authors and publishers. S/N TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER 3. MATHEMATICSMAN MATHS for Senior School 2/3 (with work books 2/3)Drawing Book Mathematical Set Graph Book (WAEC Specified) Exam Focus 6. Yoruba is a tonal language and many genres of Yoruba poetry consequently strive to achieve the harmony of sense and sound.

This disappears in the process of translating Yoruba poetry into English. As Niyi Osundare ( 15), a poet of Yoruba extraction using the medium of.

Recurrent Themes in the Poetry of Yorùbá Female Writers by Janet O. Sheba, Ph.D. Department of African Languages and Literatures Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife Janet O. Sheba ([email protected]; [email protected]) is a member of the Department of African Languages and Literatures at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Nigeria.

The Incomplete Yorùbá Guide to Lukumí J by Moussa Kone. Yorùbá poetry, like Ifá-chanting, plays a lot with words and tones, so I think it is an important issue if you want to get deeper insights into the culture of Orisha to understand at least where it all comes from.

it can be considered rather a "book of poetry" and. The deities in Adeyemi’s novel are pointedly inspired by the Nigerian, Yoruba influence is similarly evident in the naming of places and characters within the novel. For one, the entire province is called Orïsha 1 —representative of the head of all divinity in the Yoruba tradition.

This anchoring of the overall location of the narrative to the divine through .