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Voice and Power : Culture of Language in North-east Africa - Essays in Honour of B.W.Andrzejewski - R. J. Hayward

Voice and Power

Culture of Language in North-east Africa - Essays in Honour of B.W.Andrzejewski

By: R. J. Hayward (Editor), I. M. Lewis (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st December 1996
ISBN: 9780728602571
Number Of Pages: 312

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This text is devoted to studies of the languages and cultures of the Cushitic-speaking peoples of the Horn of Africa. It is concerned with linguistics in a technical sense, and analyzes the oral literature of the people of the area.

Appendix: Writings of Bogomil Witalis Andrzejewski
'Kailina' - a 'new' Agaw dialect and its implications for Agaw dialectologyp. 1
Nominal tone in Western Oromop. 21
Head-markings and pronominal clitics in Somalip. 37
A moraic model of the prosodic phonology of Somalip. 51
Musico-moro-syllabic relationships in the scansion of Somali oral poetryp. 73
Music and metre in Somali poetryp. 83
Misappropriation of relief aid: dramatic expression by the Gadabursi refugees in Teferiber Camp of Ethiopiap. 129
An introduction to humour and jokes in Somali culturep. 141
Somalia's horse that feeds his masterp. 155
Women of the zar and middle-class sensibilities in colonial Aden, 1923-32p. 171
Boqor: one word, two realitiesp. 191
Rahanweyn sociability: a model for other Somalis?p. 195
Songs from the Southp. 205
'The law then was not this law': past and present in extemporized verse at a Southern Somali festivalp. 213
Oromo nationalist poetry: Jarso Waaqo Qooto's tape recording about political events in Southern Oromia, 1991p. 229
On some Masqala and Daboo songs of the Macca Oromop. 243
Notes on Afar verse structurep. 257
Afar praise poetry: Orowwahp. 269
Referencesp. 275
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ISBN: 9780728602571
ISBN-10: 0728602571
Series: African Languages & Cultures S.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 312
Published: 31st December 1996
Publisher: School of Oriental & African Studies,External Services Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1