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Morphology of the Igbo Folktale: Ethnographic, Historiographic and Aesthetic Implications
THIS paper will consider the relevance to the Igbo folktale of the syntagmatic model of structural analysis discussed in Vladimir Propp's Morphology of the Folktale (1928).' As a corollary to this,Expand
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The narrative war songs of the Ohafia Igbo : a critical analysis of their characteristic features in relation to their social function
War songs (abu-aha) are by far the most important genre of literature in the oral tradition of the formerly warlike Ohafia Igbo people of south-eastern Nigeria. Performed by specialist amateurs on aExpand
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Oral Literary Criticism and the Performance of the Igbo Epic
This paper is a continuation of a series of studies in which I have been looking at various aspects of the possible relationships between the poetics of oral epic performance among the Ohafia IgboExpand
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The heroic age of the Ohafia Igbo: its evolution and socio-cultural consequences
Une nouvelle approche de l'histoire guerriere des Igbo Ohafia (Nigeria, Cross River), qui, au cours des 18 e et 19 e siecles, ont harcele leurs voisins immediats et plus lointains, et ontExpand
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Igbo Folk Idioms in Caribbean Phrase