The Resource Oral literature in Africa, [by] Ruth Finnegan

Oral literature in Africa, [by] Ruth Finnegan

Label
Oral literature in Africa
Title
Oral literature in Africa
Statement of responsibility
[by] Ruth Finnegan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finnegan, Ruth H
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PL8010
LC item number
.F5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folk literature, African
  • Oral tradition
  • Folk literature, African
  • Oral tradition
  • Mündliche Literatur
  • Africa
  • Schwarzafrika
Label
Oral literature in Africa, [by] Ruth Finnegan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [522]-536
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lyric
  • Topical and political songs
  • Children's songs and rhymes
  • Prose narratives I : problems and theories
  • Prose narratives II : content and form
  • Proverbs
  • Riddles
  • Oratory, formal speaking, and other stylized forms
  • Drum language and literature
  • Drama
  • The "oral" nature of African unwritten literature
  • The perception of African oral literature
  • The social, linguistic, and literary background
  • Poetry and patronage
  • Panegyric
  • Elegiac poetry
  • Religious poetry
  • Special purpose poetry : war, hunting, and work
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 558 pages, folded plate
Isbn
9780198151319
Lccn
70596309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)195826
Label
Oral literature in Africa, [by] Ruth Finnegan
Publication
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [522]-536
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lyric
  • Topical and political songs
  • Children's songs and rhymes
  • Prose narratives I : problems and theories
  • Prose narratives II : content and form
  • Proverbs
  • Riddles
  • Oratory, formal speaking, and other stylized forms
  • Drum language and literature
  • Drama
  • The "oral" nature of African unwritten literature
  • The perception of African oral literature
  • The social, linguistic, and literary background
  • Poetry and patronage
  • Panegyric
  • Elegiac poetry
  • Religious poetry
  • Special purpose poetry : war, hunting, and work
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 558 pages, folded plate
Isbn
9780198151319
Lccn
70596309
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)195826

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