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The Heroic Age Of The Ohafia Igbo: Its Evolution And Socio-Cultural Consequences, Chukwuma Azuonye May 1990

The Heroic Age Of The Ohafia Igbo: Its Evolution And Socio-Cultural Consequences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


The Performances Of Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

The Performances Of Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Jazz Sehen: Julije Knifers Mäander, Scott Abbott Dec 1989

Jazz Sehen: Julije Knifers Mäander, Scott Abbott

Scott Abbott

No abstract provided.


Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Morphology Of The Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic And Aesthetic Implications, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


The Romantic Epics Of The Anambra Igbo, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

The Romantic Epics Of The Anambra Igbo, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Igbo Names In The Nominal Roll Of Amelié, An Early 19th Century Slave Ship From Martinique: Reconstructions, Interpretations And Inferences, Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

The names discussed in the present paper come from the nominal roll of “212 Africans, all Ibos, who constituted the clandestine freight of Amelié, a slave-ship commissioned at Saint-Pierre, Martinique, and captured by the royal corvettee, Sapho, on February 8, 1822, in the Caribbean Sea.” The list was forwarded to me as far back as 1985 through Abiola Irele (then of the University of Ibadan), at the instance of the great Martinique cultural nationalist poet, Aimé Cesaire (1913–2008), by Mme Thesée, a French scholar who was then completing a study of the secret passage of this particular group of ...


Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales (Chapter 2), Chukwuma Azuonye Dec 1989

Kaalu Igirigiri, An Ohafia Igbo Singer Of Tales (Chapter 2), Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

A study of the art and performance of an Ohafia Igbo singer of oral epic songs, Kaalu Igirigiri of Okon, in the light of four aesthetic principles (functionality, authenticity, variety and clarity) voiced by listeners at performances and articulated by means of specialized critical vocabulary by connoisseurs, critics, other singers and Kaalu Igirigiri himself. The essay demonstrates the preeminence of oral literary criticism in the the elucidation of the form, meaning and significance of oral traditional art.