By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah
Through an engaged research of writers equivalent to Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Niyi Osundare, and Tanure Ojaide and of African conventional oral poets like Omoekee Amao Ilorin and Mamman Shata Katsina, Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for analyzing and figuring out literary and cultural fabrics. Na'Allah argues for the necessity for cultural range in serious theorizing within the twenty-first century. He highlights the severe concerns dealing with students and scholars interested by feedback and translation of marginalized texts. through returning the African wisdom procedure again to its roots and putting it aspect by way of facet with Western paradigms, Na'Allah has produced a textual content that may be required examining for students and scholars of African tradition and literature. It is a vital contribution to scholarship within the area of mobility of African oral culture, and on African literary, cultural and function discourse.
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