ISBN 9789788406143
Pages 574
Dimensions 246 x 189 mm
Published 2009
Publisher Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Language, Gender and Politics

A Festschrift for Yisa Kehinde Yusuf

edited by Arua E. Arua, Akin Odebunmi

This festschrift is in honour of Professor Yisa Kehinde Yusuf, a distinguished Nigerian scholar, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Obafemi Awolowo University, and a recognised world authority on proverbs. The thirty-one papers in the volume explore Professor Yusufís academic concerns, grouped under five themes: Theoretical Perspectives; Language and Gender Issues; Language, Politics and the Media; Language and Social/Political Mobilisation; and Politics, Proverbs and Literary Discourse. The contributors are largely from academic institutions in Nigeria; with contributions from, Botswana, Cyprus, Indonesia, Iran, Russia, Saudia Arabia, and the UK.

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