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Author Abiodun, Rowland, author.
Title Yoruba art and language [electronic resource] : seeking the African in African art / Rowland Abiodun.
Published New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
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 Electronic Book  N7399.N5 A25 2014eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xxvii, 386 pages) : illustration (some color), map
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : what is African in African art studies? -- Orí : no òrìṣà blesses a person without the consent of his/her orí -- Àṣẹ : the empowered word must come to pass -- Ọṣun : the corpulent woman whose waist two arms cannot encompass -- Òrúnmìlà : henceforth, Ifá priests will ride horses -- We greet aso before we greet its wearer -- Àkó : re/minding is the antidote for forgetfulness -- Ilé-ifè : the place where the day dawns -- Yorùbá aesthetics : ìwà, ìwà is what we are searching for, ìwà -- Tomorrow, today's elder sibling.
Note Print version record.
Subject Art, Yoruba.
Yoruba language.
Philosophy, Yoruba.
Language and languages in art.
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