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Oral Literature of the Asians in East Africa (Oral literature titles) [Paperback]

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A further new title in this series on East African oral literature, considering East African-Indian genres of oral literature and cultures, which developed as people from India/Asia migrated to East Africa. The authors discuss how these literatures have been a source of creativity and renewal; and how they give expression to the values, perceptions and aspirations of cultures. The book is organised into sections on the socio-cultural background and historical origins of the literatures; patterns of migration and settlement in East Africa; styles in Indian literature as preserved in East Africa, common symbols, images and figures of speech; the role of the artist in literary production; and performance of oral literature. The authors further provide and discuss narratives from many genres: e.g. myths, legends, animal tales, moral stories; tales of wisdom and wit; riddles, proverbs and songs. Many passages appear in the original languages, transcribed from primary sources - in particular Gujerati; also Sindhi, Punjabi, Cutchi, Hindi, Kondani - as well as in English translation.

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Item Specifications...

Studio: East African Educ. Publ.
Pages   140
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.19" Width: 5.67" Height: 0.31"
Weight:   0.4 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jan 1, 2005
Publisher   East African Educ. Publ.
ISBN  9966250859  
ISBN13  9789966250858  

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More About Mubina Hassanali Kirmani

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Mubina Hassanali Kirmani completed her doctorate in eduction from Harvard University, Cambridge and is currently a professor in the College of Education at Towson University, Maryland. She has taught in Elementary and Secondary Schools. She has been Chair of College of Education Multicultural Committee and has directed university-wide multicultural conference. She has written extensively in the area of diversity and is invited to present in conferences in the United States and internationally on the topic of teaching and learning in diverse classrooms. B. P. Laster attempts to touch students and teachers as a Professor, Co-Director of the graduate programs in Reading Education at Towson University, and her work in K-12 settings. She teaches courses on current topics in literacy, literacy interventions for special populations, new literacies, and diversity. Her publications include work on aspects of comprehension, teacher development, digital literacy, family literacy in reading clinics, service learning, and religious diversity in public school settings. She has published multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles in such venues as Literacy Research Association Yearbook, The Reading Teacher, Journal of Language and Literacy Education, Literacy Research and Instruction, Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, Language Arts, and English Education. Among other service, she has served on the International Reading Association's 2010 Standards for Reading Professionals Committee, the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities, and the IRA Commission on Response to Intervention (RTI).

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