Bending the Bow
An Anthology of African Love PoetryeBook - 2009
From the ancient Egyptian inventors of the love lyric to contemporary poets, Bending the Bow: An Anthology of African Love Poetry gathers together both written and sung love poetry from Africa. This anthology is a work of literary archaeology that lays bare a genre of African poetry that has been overshadowed by political poetry. Frank Chipasula has assembled a historically and geographically comprehensive wealth of African love poetry that spans more than three thousand years. By collecting a continent's celebrations and explorations of the nature of love.
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 285 pages) data file,rda