Oral Literature & Performance in Southern Africa

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Editor:  Duncan Brown
Publisher: Ohio University Press (2000)
ISBN-10: 0821413090 
ISBN-13: 9780821413098 
Condition: Very Good - Cover has some rubbing and edgewear
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 243
Dimensions: 20.8 x 13.5 x 1.5 cm
Weight: 0.3 kg

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This book draws together contributions from literary studies, anthropology, ethnomusicology, and African language studies to analyze the complex functioning of oral texts and models in differing contexts. It examines the continuing role of orality in modern society, the adaptation of oral models to printed forms, and the ability of oral forms to 'talk back' to the technology of print.

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