Female Song Tradition and the Akan of Ghana: The Creative Process in Nnwonkoro

Author:
Kwasi Ampene

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Medium:
Hardcover (234 pages)

Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing
2005-10-15

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Editorial Description

Nnwonkoro is a genre of women's song found among the Akan speaking peoples of Ghana. Based on extensive field work this book investigates the nature of composition in oral culture, together with issues such as the scope of the poetic imagination and the transformation process that accompany's modernisation.