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Published by Edinburgh University Press for the International African Institute, London in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Oyo State (Nigeria)

Subjects:

  • Laudatory poetry, Yoruba -- History and criticism.,
  • Women, Yoruba.,
  • Oyo State (Nigeria) -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-335) and index.

Other titlesOriki, women and the past in a Yoruba town.
StatementKarin Barber.
SeriesInternational African library ;, 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL8823.5 .B33 1991b
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1634290M
ISBN 100748602100
LC Control Number91184828

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In Yoruba culture oriki, or oral praise poetry, is a major part of both traditional performance and daily life, and as such reflects social change and structure both past and present. Karin Barber studies the orikipoetry of Okuku, a small town in the Oyo state of Nigeria. She shows how women, the main performers of the oriki, interpret the poems and examines the links it gives them between. I Could Speak Until Tomorrow. I Could Speak Until Tomorrow As ethnography it is classic - clear, rich detailed and beautifully readable. The key achievement of this book is to demonstrate so well the connection between the use of language on the one hand and the creation of social knowlege on the other. Startlingly provocative and resonant. Get this from a library! I could speak until tomorrow: oriki, women and the past in a Yoruba town. [Karin Barber]. Apr 25,  · I Could Speak Until Tomorrow by Karin Barber, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

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