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Dagara Verbal Art: An African Tradition

Paschal Kyoore
Format
Book
Published
New York : Peter Lang, 2018.
Language
English
Series
International Folklorists
International Folkloristics
ISBN
9781433147043 (hardback), 9781433149580 (ebook pdf), 9781433149597 (epub), 9781433149603 (mobi)
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Wit, humor, and satire in tales
  • Songs as mode of communication in tales
  • The female character in tales
  • The supernatural as motif in tales
  • The didactic and moralizing tales
  • Dirges, praise songs, praise singers
  • The female praise singer
  • Verbal art of the xylophonist
  • Popular songs as verbal art
  • The art of speech making
  • The art of proverb usage
  • The art of riddling
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: proverbs in context.
Description
pages cm
Series Statement
International folklorists ; volume 12
International folkloristics ; v. 12
Technical Details

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