TITLE

Contemporary literary theory and the analysis of indigenous cultures: Three examples on the Yoruba

AUTHOR(S)
Quayson, Ato
PUB. DATE
December 1995
SOURCE
Research in African Literatures;Winter95, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p185
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Utilizes three recent ethnographies of the Yoruba which deploy different models from contemporary literary theory. `Black Critics and Kings: The Hermeneutics of Power in Yoruba Society,' by Andrew Apter; `I Could Speak Until Tomorrow: Oriki, Women, and the Past in a Yoruba Town,' by Karin Barber; `Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency,' by Margaret Thompson Drewal.
ACCESSION #
9512094356

 

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