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By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

Through an engaged research of writers comparable to Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Niyi Osundare, and Tanure Ojaide and of African conventional oral poets like Omoekee Amao Ilorin and Mamman Shata Katsina, Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for studying and realizing literary and cultural fabrics. Na'Allah argues for the necessity for cultural range in severe theorizing within the twenty-first century. He highlights the severe concerns dealing with students and scholars eager about feedback and translation of marginalized texts. through returning the African wisdom procedure again to its roots and putting it facet via facet with Western paradigms, Na'Allah has produced a textual content that may be required examining for students and scholars of African tradition and literature. It is a vital contribution to scholarship within the area of mobility of African oral culture, and on African literary, cultural and function discourse.

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