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I could speak until tomorrow: oriki, women, and the past in a Yoruba town (1991)

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Abstract

A study of oriki, or oral praise poetry, which is a major part of both traditional performance and daily Yoruba life.

Keywords

Laudatory poetry, Yoruba, Women, Yoruba, History and criticism

Languages

English

Publisher

Edinburgh University Press

ISBN

9780748699186, 9780748602100

Pages

ix, 354

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