Poetry, Prose and Popular Culture in Hausa (International African Library EUP)
- Publish Date: 1996-02-29
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Graham Furniss
Introducing poetry, prose, songs and theatre from Nigeria, this engaging volume blends translated extracts with a rich commentary on the historical development and modern context of this hugely creative culture. Examining imaginative prose-writing, the tale tradition, popular song, Islamic religious poetry and modern TV drama amongst other topics, this is a clear and accessible book on a literary culture that has previously been little-known to the English-speaking readership.