Anthology of Hausa literature in translation

  • 189 Pages
  • 3.42 MB
  • English
African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin , Madison
Hausa literature -- Translations into Eng
StatementA. Neil Skinner.
SeriesOccasional paper - African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin ; no. 7, Occasional paper (University of Wisconsin--Madison. African Studies Program) ;, no. 7.
LC ClassificationsPL8234.Z95 E5 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4378633M
LC Control Number78622807

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Anthology of Hausa literature in translation. Format Book Published Zaria: Northern Nigerian Publishing Co., Language English Hausa (translated from) Description xii p. ; 22 cm. Notes Bibliography: p. An Anthology of Hausa Literature in Translation. By Neil Skinner. Madison: African Studies Prógram, University of Wisconsin, Pp.

bibl. n.p. - Volume   Anthology of Hausa Literature in Translation by Skinner, Neil Call Number: PLZ95 E5 Publication Date: Madison: African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin, Other articles where Hausa literature is discussed: African literature: Hausa: The first novels written in Hausa were the result of a competition launched in by the Translation Bureau in northern Nigeria.

One year later the bureau published Muhammadu Bello’s Gandoki, in which its hero, Gandoki, struggles against the British colonial regime. Kano: Garba Muhammed Bookshop, [?]- [In Hausa, variations on the life & adventures of Sayf al-Mulūk, Middle Eastern folktale, later added to a 19th century Egyptian version of "A Thousand and One Nights"; Columbia only has volume 1.] Skinner, Neil.

An anthology of Hausa literature in translation. Zaria: Northern Nigerian Publishing Co. years references to the existence of this excellent anthology have elicited blank faces in conversations at leading centers of Hausa studies outside the United States and quite a few within). After a brief categorization of some dozen genres of Hausa literature, there follow pages of illustrative examples in translation.

As in. The poet was most revered by fellow Hausa literati who considered him a senior for his exceptional poetic power. Professor Neil Skinner, the renowned Hausa scholar, in his book, An Anthology of Hausa Literature, described Mallam Akilu as “vigorous and highly productive poet.” Sheikh Na’ibi Suleiman Wali, an Islamic scholar and excellent bilingual poet (Arabic and Hausa), called the late.

An Anthology of Hausa Literature in Translation. Occasional Paper no. Madison: African Studies Program, Univer-sity of Wisconsin, pages. $ Among the repositories of African folk literature, the Hausa of Nigeria and neighboring territories enjoy one of the richest.

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