Africanity, Islamicity and Performativity: Identity in the

House of Ilorin - Bayreuth African Studies 88

Author(s): NA'ALLAH, Abdul-Rasheed
ISBN13/Barcode: 9783939661085

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A new contribution to the discussion of identity and its formation. The book presents a comparative analysis of Africa and the West. It draws on the folk-lore of Illorin, Nigeria and considers Islamic influences and African identities. “an eloquent demonstration of the power of performance.” S B Diagne, Columbia University Contents: Africanity, Islamicity and performativity; Folktales and performance, narrative and performance; theorizing on identity and culture, traditional oral performance, conclusion. Annotated - Includes bibliography.

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ISBN13/Barcode 9783939661085
ISBN10 3939661082
Author NA'ALLAH, Abdul-Rasheed
Binding Paperback
Date Published 25 Apr 2002
Frequency No
Report Date N/A
Pages 215
Publisher Bayreuth African Studies

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