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The epic in Africa : toward a poetics of the oral performance / Isidore Okpewho.

New York : Columbia University Press, 1979.
ISBN 9780231044004, 0231044003

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Subjects Africa.
Chansons folkloriques -- Afrique -- Histoire et critique.
Epic poetry, African -- History and criticism.
Epic poetry, African.
Folk songs -- Africa -- History and criticism.
Folk songs.
Mündliche Literatur.
Mündliche Überlieferung.
Oral tradition -- Africa.
Oral tradition.
Poésie épique africaine -- Histoire et critique.
Tradition orale -- Afrique.
Description xvii, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-279) and index.
Contents An introduction to traditional African art -- The resources of the oral epic -- The hero: his image and his relevance -- On form and structure -- Elements of the oral narrative style.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4194578
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Okpewho, Isidore.
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