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Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art

Rowland Abiodun (Amherst College)
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107047440, 1107047447
Contents
  • Introduction : on the centrality of Africa in African art studies
  • Orí : no òrìṣà blesses a person without the consent of his/her orí
  • Àṣẹ : the empowered word must come to pass
  • Ọ̀ṣun : the corpulent woman whose waist two arms cannot encompass
  • Ọ̀rúnmìlà : henceforth, Ifá priests will ride horses
  • We greet Aṣọ before we greet its wearer
  • Àkó : re/minding is the antidote for forgetfulness
  • Ilé-Ifẹ̀ : the place where the day dawns
  • Yorùbá aesthetics : ìwà, ìwà is what we are searching for, ìwà
  • Tomorrow, today's elder sibling.
Description
xxvii, 386 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 27 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-372) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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