Re-Inventing Oral Tradition: The Modern Epic of Souleymane Kante

  title={Re-Inventing Oral Tradition: The Modern Epic of Souleymane Kante},
  author={Dianne White Oyler},
  journal={Research in African Literatures},
  pages={75 - 93}
  • D. W. Oyler
  • Published 1 February 2002
  • Art
  • Research in African Literatures
A partir d'une recherche realisee a Kankan (Republique de Guinee) entre 1992 et 1994, l'A. examine l'impact de l'alphabetisation sur l'oralite, centrant son analyse sur l'histoire de l'invention de l'alphabet N'ko par Souleymane Kante et ses consequences pour les traditions orale et ecrite dans le monde mande contemporain. Il tente de repondre a plusieurs questions, d'une part, en situant l'experience de S. Kante dans le contexte des debats africains actuels, d'autre part, en reexaminant l… 
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