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African Poetry, an Anthology of Traditional African Poems
African Poetry an Anthology of Traditional African Poems
Author: Ulli Beier (Compiler; Editor)
Poetry occupies a central place in the life of traditional African societies. Praise singers, drummers, priests, hunters, masqueraders and mothers, all have to recite and invent poetry. The young girl pounding yam or cassava sings a poem about her lover, the mother sings her child to sleep with traditional or original songs. — The author hopes th...  more »
ISBN: 37780
Pages: 80
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Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
Book Type: Paperback
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