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Oral Literature of the Luo (Vitabu Vya Sayari Series, 8)

by Okumba Miruka

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Published by East African Educ. Publ. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • East Africa,
  • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian peop,
  • African,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African,
  • Luo (African people),
  • Social Science : Sociology - General,
  • Folk literature, Luo,
  • Kenya,
  • Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people),
  • Oral tradition

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9201896M
    ISBN 109966250867
    ISBN 109789966250865

      If Atkinson questioned whether or not the Acholi were a Luo group, other writers focused on the distortion of Luo cradle-land. J. B Webster (, ), a Canadian Africanist and a proponent of the oral historical tradition had taught in Ibadan and at Makerere Universities and was aware of the nature of distortions about the Luo that some of. Oral literature of the Luo by Okumba Miruka (1 times) Using the tag KenyaMission Recently tagged. Google Books Ngram Viewer. Data from Books Ngram Viewer (show numbers) Related tags. Loading Related series. Related subjects None. Related tagmashes. None.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The miracle of the flat inscribable surface and Gutenberg’s genius aside, even the electronic revolution cannot challenge the long-term preeminence of the oral tradition. ("Introduction" by John Foley)” ― E. Anne Mackay, Mnemosyne, Supplements, Signs of Orality: The Oral Tradition and Its Influence in the Greek and Roman World.

    Publication date Title Variation Oral literature: the educational values of the Luo oral narratives ISBN Oral tradition, the first and still most widespread mode of human communication. Far more than “just talking,” oral tradition refers to a dynamic and highly diverse oral-aural medium for evolving, storing, and transmitting knowledge, art, and ideas. It is typically contrasted with literacy, with.


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Oral Literature of the Luo (Vitabu Vya Sayari Series, 8) by Okumba Miruka Download PDF EPUB FB2

He then approaches the oral literature of the Luo through the genres of riddles, proverbs, poetry and narratives. For each genre, he offers a general introduction, notes on style, convention, performance and social function, and a wide range of samples, or 'primary texts' with commentaries.4/5(3).

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See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). Oral literature of the Luo. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, (OCoLC) Online version: Miruka, Simon Okumba.

Oral literature of the Luo. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. Oral Literature of the Luo by Okumba Miruka This is the sixth title in a series of titles focussing on the oral literary tradition of various East African ethnic groups - the Maasai, the Embu and the Mbeere amongst others - published by EAEP.

He then approaches the oral literature of the Luo through the genres of riddles, proverbs, poetry and narratives. For each genre, he offers a general introduction, notes on style, convention, performance and social function, and a wide range of samples, or 'primary texts' with commentaries.

He then approaches the oral literature of the Luo through the genres of riddles, proverbs, poetry and narratives. For each genre, he offers a general introduction, notes on style, convention, performance and social function, and a wide range of samples, or 'primary texts' with commentaries.

show more/5(8). Asenath Bole Odaga ( – ) was a Kenyan publisher and author of novels, plays, children's books, and other literary works. Odaga also promoted literature in Kenyan languages and the study of oral literature by writing in Luo and co-authoring a guide to oral literature for students.

This book recommends itself to the general reader. However, the book is more than this: it includes stimulating discussions of examples, as well as review questions and exercises. The book is highly recommended to students of oral literature at secondary school level and at the university.

The author has undertaken extensive research in oral literature and is the author of A Dictionary of Oral Literature. Here he uses an anthological approach to examine the various genres of oral literature both at the theoretical and analytical level.

The anthology emphasises the areas of definition, classification, style and themes. The book is essentially an analysis of the four genres of. Oral literature, the standard forms (or genres) of literature found in societies without term oral literature is also used to describe the tradition in written civilizations in which certain genres are transmitted by word of mouth or are confined to the so-called folk (i.e., those who are “unlettered,” or do not use writing).

Oral literature is, arguably, the best phrase. He then approaches the oral literature of the Luo through the genres of riddles, proverbs, poetry and narratives. For each genre, he offers a general introduction, notes on style, convention, performance and social function, and a wide range of Pages: language contains many elements regarding the customs, religion, and literature of the people.

This book will help readers master the grammar of Dholuo as it is spoken today. The language is called Dholuo and the people are Luo or Joluo.

The book is titled: Dholuo Grammar Book for Beginners. It is simple enough and. Oral literature or folk literature is a literature that is spoken or sung as opposed to that which is written, though much oral literature has been transcribed.

There is no standard definition, as folklorists have varying descriptions for oral literature or folk literature. A broad conceptualization refers to it as literature characterized by oral transmission and the absence of any fixed form.

Luo, the Luo oral narratives. Oral narratives form an important genre of oral litera­ ture whioh is recognised and accepted as literature within the context in which the term literature is used in this thesis.

The term literature here does not refer to written literature only, but is. [ [ [ Oral Literature of the Luo[ ORAL LITERATURE OF THE LUO ] By Miruka, Simon Okumba (Author)Jan Paperback [Miruka, Simon Okumba] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. [ [ [ Oral Literature of the Luo[ ORAL LITERATURE OF THE LUO ] By Miruka, Simon Okumba (Author)Jan Paperback5/5(1).

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All books are in clear copy here, and all files are secure so don't worry about it. This site is like a library, you could find million book here by using search box in the widget. Oral tradition and disciplinary practices in anthropology and history Article (PDF Available) in Journal of African Cultural Studies 18(1) June with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

luo is a very good tribe both in hard work and other culture are usually working at a target in order to earn a living,under normal circumstances the luo language is almost being ignored due to interactions with other my side i like this very much because is doing away with the tribalism which is a major decease.

Luo Oral Literature. Nairobi: East African Publishing House, I 59 pages. Keep My Words is a pioneer anthology of Luo oral literature. It is a collection of tales that deals with the issues that have always fascinated the ordinary Luo-a pastoral people who have now settled on the shores.

[edit] Oral literature The term oral literature refers not to written, but to oral traditions, which includes different types of epic, poetry and drama, folktales, ballads.

[edit] Other narrative forms * Electronic literature is a literary genre consisting of works which originate in digital environments. Luo is the mother tongue spoken by about 13% of the population of Kenya. This makes it roughly the third most popular tribal dialect in Kenya, behind Kikuyu (22%) and Luhya (14%).

These figures are everywhere on the internet, so are probably somewhat out of date. Pakruok (Praise) is a Luo oral literature genre whose mode is praise of the self or one’s belongings or sense of belonging.

It forms part of daily speech to anyone with a working knowledge of the language. Pakruok is still young as an academic discipline. Various scholars have attempted to study it.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

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