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The pressures of the text : orality, texts and the telling of tales / edited by Stewart Brown.

By: Brown, Stewart
Contributor(s): University of Birmingham. Centre of West African Studies
Language: English Publisher: Birmingham : Centre of West African Studies, 1995.Description: [vi], 145p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0704415577
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Bibl.: p.137-143. - Origin of this book is a conference organised by the CWAS, May 1993. - Contents: Literacy, improvisation and the public in Yoruba popular theatre / Karin Barber; Myth, ritual and song as "counter texts" in a play by Derek Walcott / N. Wilson-Tagoe; the satanic rehearsals: devil, sex and deviance in Guyanese and Caribbean popular theatre / A. Creighton; Orature, politics and the writer: a case study of Ngugi wa Thiong'o's novels / Kabir Ahmed; A tale of two states: lit/orature and the two Jamaicas / Carolyn Cooper, H. Devonish; Text, tradition, technology: crossover and Caribbean popular culture / Curwen Best; Making space for orality on its own terms / P. Nanton; Prosody and literary texts / F. Oyebode; Orality - (theory) - textuality: Tutuola, Okri and the relationship of literary practice to oral traditions / A. Quayson; The other half of the story: Nigerian women telling tales / A. Adeghe; "Writin in light": orality-thru-typography, Kamu Brathwaites sycorax video style / S. Brown.