6 edition of Readings in African popular culture found in the catalog.
by International African Institute in association with Indiana University Press in Bloomington, Ind
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Karin Barber.|
|LC Classifications||PL8010 .R43 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 184 p. :|
|Number of Pages||184|
|ISBN 10||025333294X, 0253211409|
|LC Control Number||97011211|
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Popular culture in Africa is the product of everyday life: the unofficial, the non-canonical. And it is the dynamism of this culture that makes Africa what it is. In this book, Karin Barber offers a journey through the history of music, theatre, fiction, song, dance, poetry, and film from the seventeenth century to the present day. From satires created by those living in West African . It focuses on dimensions of African culture including African literatures both oral and written, performance arts, visual arts, music, the role of the media, the relationship between culture and power, as well as issues within such fields as popular culture in Africa, sociolinguistic topics of cultural interest, and culture and gender.”.
Popular print and reading cultures in francophone Africa is a project funded by the AHRC Global Challenges Research Fund. It is led by Dr Ruth Bush (University of Bristol, UK) and Dr Claire Ducournau (Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3). The project aims develop professional capacity and promote engagement with historic print initiatives in Senegal through a pilot digitisation . It contains essays addressing pop culture topics along with suggestions for further reading. Topics covered in the essays include advertising, television, From Barbie to the Internet, the Simpsons to the malls, Common Culture, an engaging pop culture reader, can help readers develop writing skills while reading and thinking about subjects they /5(10).
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Karin Barber is Senior Lecturer at the Centre of West African Studies, the University of Birmingham. She has published extensively on Yorùbá oral literature, religion, and popular culture and worked and traveled with a Yorùbá theatre group in the early s.
Barber is author of Yorùbá Dùn ún So: A Beginners Course in Yorùbá 1/5(1). Readings in African Popular Fiction explores the social, political, and economic contexts of popular narratives by bringing together new and classic essays by important scholars in African literature and eight primary texts.
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Its publication marks a key turning point in scholarlship on the cultures of contemporary Africa." ―Africa Today. This book surveys the popular culture of contemporary Africa, including popular literature, oral narrative and poetry, dance, drama, music, and visual art, with special emphasis on the verbal arts.1/5(1).
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Readings in African Popular Culture by Karin Barber (Editor) starting at $ Readings in African Popular Culture has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Abstract. This chapter offers a critical reading of the notion of the ‘popular’ and of ‘popular culture’ in Africa.
It explores critical debates on popular culture and how it interfaces with the everyday and the : George Ogola. |a Readings in African popular culture / |c edited by Karin Barber. |a Bloomington, Ind.: |b International African Institute in association with Indiana University Press, |c Reading culture is the idea of developing the habit and patience to read.
Reading is the only known way to appreciate literacy and literary works. Somehow, with the invention of the internet, Africans seem to be reading lesser than they did when it was just books.
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