`Sade's Testimony': A new genre of autobiography in African folklore

Oyegoke, Lekan
September 1994
Research in African Literatures;Fall94, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p131
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Expounds on the state of mutual coexistence between qualities of literacy and orality. Definition of the literary as a quality of the imagination in language use and culture as depicted in the 20th century modern wedding; Revival of the Christian ideal of spiritual relationships in marriages; Testimony of the Yoruba wife Sade at a vigil organized by the Faith Clinic mission at Ibadan Nigeria in 1989.


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