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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Power and the Praise Poem: Southern African Voices in History (Carter G. Woodson Institute Series in Black Studies)

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Highly regarded for their interdisciplinary approach to the history of central and southern Africa, Leroy Vail and Landeg White now provide us with a thorough study of the political role of the poet in the oral societies of southern Africa.

Book News Annotation:

Reprint of the 1982 Russell Sage Foundation book. A thorough study of the political role of the poet in the oral societies of southern Africa which shows how these cultures are constantly changing in response to political and economic situations (contrary to conventional thought).
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN:
9780813913407
Author:
Vail, Leroy
Author:
White, Landeg
Author:
Vail, LeRoy
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Civilization, western
Subject:
Folk-songs
Subject:
Oral tradition
Subject:
Oral tradition -- Africa, Southern.
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Copyright:
Series:
Carter G. Woodson Institute Series in Black Studies
Publication Date:
19911031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
345
Dimensions:
8.99x6.04x1.17 in. 1.36 lbs.

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