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African Language Review

by D. Dalby

  • 36 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Language,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • African Languages,
  • African Languages (See Also Swahili),
  • General,
  • Foreign Language Study / African Languages,
  • History / General,
  • History-General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7799617M
    ISBN 100714623326
    ISBN 109780714623320

    Noted for her best-selling Black Talk, Smitherman (English, Michigan State) explores the state of "Ebonics," a controversial black dialect that caused a stir in the media not too long ago. In these essays she writes about the African American oral tradition and the influence of rap and hip hop on black by:   When the father of a poor African-American sharecropping family is hauled away and forced into hard labor for stealing a pig, and the family dog is shot, life only gets harder for the boy and his family. Besides trying to fill his father's shoes, the boy begins a long-lasting, desperate search for both the dad and Sounder.5/5.

    African Journal of International Affairs and Development. African Journal of International and Comparative Law. African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science. African Journal of Political Economy. African Journal of Political Science. African Journal on Conflict Resolution. African Journals OnLine. African Languages and Cultures. Chapter 2, “The Language of African Theatre,” opens with Ngũgĩ’s decision in to get involved with a cultural center in a rural village called Kamĩrĩĩthũ. He decides to use drama, which he considers integral to the daily and seasonal life of the community, in order to critique imperialism.

      Chinua Achebe, father of modern African literature, has long argued that Joseph Conrad was a racist. Caryl Phillips, an admirer of both writers, disagrees. He Author: Caryl Phillips. African language books for children: Issues for authors Article (PDF Available) in Language Culture and Curriculum 25(2) July with 72 Reads How we measure 'reads'.


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With P. BENDOR-SAMUEL. View abstract. chapter | 4 pages The Dia-Phonemic Principle in Cited by: 4. This book is an introduction to African languages and linguistics, covering typology, structure and sociolinguistics. The twelve chapters are written by a team of fifteen eminent Africanists, and their topics include the four major language groupings (Niger-Congo, Nilo 4/5(1).

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She is the author of a collection of short stories and a translator of books from French to Romanian. And since few scholars whose specialty is African literatures can be equally versed in all areas of the subject, even they will find in this volume a handy companion.

The book is also designed to appeal to students of comparative literature, history, sociology, and cultures. book review Yoruba art and language: Seeking the African in African art edited by Rowland Abiodun, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press,pp.

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Along with publishing a first book by an emerging new African poet each year, the Africa Book Fund has also committed to publishing a collected edition of “a major living African poet” each year, and this year it is Gabriel Okara, the only person who could ever be called both “the elder statesman of Nigerian literature and the first Modernist poet of Anglophone Africa.”Author: Aaron Bady.

The initiative for the publication of the Africa Review of Books (ISSN –) dates back to about a decade and it emerged out of a shared concern in the African social research community that considered it expedient to create a forum for a critical presentation of books produced on Africa within and outside the continent.

The book is ‘organized by linguistic domain and each chapter can be read independently’, and it is claimed that the book could be used as a ‘text for a course in African languages’. For each domain C has selected ‘features that are unique to Africa’.Author: Derek Nurse.

This book is the first general introduction to African languages and linguistics to be published in English. It covers the four major language groupings (Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, Afroasiatic and Khoisan), the core areas of modern theoretical linguistics (phonology, morphology, syntax), typology, sociolinguistics, comparative linguistics, and language, history and by: Writers for African Languages and against European Languages.

Writers and critics like Obi Wali, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o, Abiola Irele and others argue from the premise that for African literature to be authentic and worth the name, it must be produced in an African language.

Numerous valid reasons are advanced in support of this premise. User Review - AndrewBlackman - LibraryThing. This is Ngugi's farewell to the English language, and he lays out his reasons for returning to his mother tongue of Gikuyu in a series of lectures converted into essays. His discussion of audience is /5(4).

African Language Review 1st Edition by D. Dalby and Publisher Routledge. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:X. The print version of this textbook is ISBN:  I picked this one up because I felt completely out to sea on the subject of African culture and history.

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