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By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

Through an engaged research of writers resembling 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 reading 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 serious concerns dealing with students and scholars inquisitive about feedback and translation of marginalized texts. through returning the African wisdom process again to its roots and putting it aspect via part with Western paradigms, Na'Allah has produced a textual content that may be required studying for students and scholars of African tradition and literature. It is a crucial contribution to scholarship within the area of mobility of African oral culture, and on African literary, cultural and function discourse.

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