Globalization, Oral Performance, And African Traditional Poetry

March 23, 2018|
Globalization, Oral Performance, And African Traditional Poetry by Abdul-rasheed Na'allah
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This book discusses globalization trends and influences on traditional African oral literary performance and the direction that Ilorin oral art is forced to take by the changes of the twenty-first century electronic age. It seeks a new definition of contemporary African bourgeois in terms of its global reach, imitation of foreign forms and collaboration with the owners of the primary agencies. Additionally, it makes a case that African global lords or new bourgeoisie who are largely products of the new global capital and multinational corporations'' socio-political and cultural influences fashion their tastes after western cultures as portrayed in the digital realm.
Abdul-Rasheed Na''Allah is Vice-Chancellor, Chief Executive Officer, and Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Kwara State University, Nigeria. He is co-author ofIntroduction to African Oral Literature and Performance(2005), and author ofAfricanity, Islamicity and Performativity: Identity in the House of Ilorin(...
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Title:Globalization, Oral Performance, And African Traditional Poetry
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:100 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:100 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 in
Published:March 23, 2018
Publisher:Palgrave Pivot US
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783319750781

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