TITLE

In praise of metonymy: The concepts of `tradition' and `creativity' in the transmission of Yoruba

AUTHOR(S)
Yai, Olabiyi Babalol
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Winter93, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Analyzes certain attitudes, assumptions and concepts of disciplines in trying to understand and appreciate Yoruba art and art history. Question in African art historian's claim in portraying art from self-contained cultures within identifiable frontiers; Doubt in the reflections of the experience and intellectual stance of Yoruba artists.
ACCESSION #
9405244102

 

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