African Discourse in Islam, Oral Traditions, and Performance by Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

Through an engaged research of writers corresponding 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 examining and knowing literary and cultural fabrics. Na'Allah argues for the necessity for cultural variety in serious theorizing within the twenty-first century. He highlights the severe concerns dealing with students and scholars considering feedback and translation of marginalized texts. by way of returning the African wisdom procedure again to its roots and putting it part by means of facet with Western paradigms, Na'Allah has produced a textual content that would be required analyzing for students and scholars of African tradition and literature. It is a crucial contribution to scholarship within the area of mobility of African oral culture, and on African literary, cultural and function discourse.

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