ISBN 9781940729190
Pages 450
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2017
Publisher African Heritage Press, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Ethnosensitive Dimensions of African Oral Literature

Igbo Perspectives

by Afam Ebeogu

Ethnosensitive Dimensions of  African Oral Literature: Igbo Perspectives is a collection of nineteen essays spanning all genres of African Oral literature, from the poetic genre to the rhetorical genre. Part One of the book is introductory, and includes three essays that are of a general kind, touching all aspects of the genres, while Part Two includes six essays concerned with the poetic genre. Part Three, made up of two essays and concern the prose genre while Part Four, of two essays, examines the drama genre. Part Five, made up of three essays, addresses the rhetorical genre, and Part Six has three essays that cut across all the genres. The contributions examine the implications of ethnocentric imperatives of oral literature in relation to nationalistic demands.   

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About the Author

Afam Ebeogu

Afam Ebeogu is currently a professor of English at the Abia State University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria. 

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