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The Ozidi saga

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Published by Ibadan University Press in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ijo (African people) -- Folklore.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcollected and translated from the Ijo̲ of O̲kabou Ojobolo by J. P. Clark.
    ContributionsOjobolo, O̲kabou., Clark-Bekederemo, J. P. 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL8276.9 .O9 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxvii, 408 p. ;
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4440332M
    ISBN 109781210265
    LC Control Number79101646

    Okpewho bases his study on the version of the Ozidi performed by Okabou Ojobolo and recorded in book form (The Ozidi Saga) by his fellow countryman, John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo. Ozidi, the epic hero of the story, is a boy born into the unenviable circumstance of having to avenge his father's death at the hands of coup plotters. In John Pepper Clark recorded a performance of the Ozidi saga of the Ijo, who live in Nigeria's delta region. The perfor-mance, by Okabou, took place over seven nights in Ibadan, three hundred miles away from the Ijo homeland. In , Clark published a play, Ozidi, an .

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The Ozidi saga Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Ozidi saga. [O̲kabou Ojobolo; J P Clark-Bekederemo;] -- Records for posterity the fleeting words of the raconteur, providing a written text, in Ijo, with an Eng. translation, of an epic drama lasting seven nights, from a body of literature which is. Book Description: The Ozidi Saga is one of Africa's best known prosimetric epics, set in the Delta region of Nigeria.

Blood on the Tides examines the epic -- a tale of a warrior and his sorcerer grandmother's revenge upon the assassins who killed her son -- both as an example of oral literature and as a reflection of the specific social and political concerns of the Nigerian Delta and the.

The Ozidi Saga is a choreographed folklore epic performed as part of the oral history of the Ijaw of the Niger River Delta. It is traditionally performed as a periodic festival honoring the hero Ozidi. The performance dramatized key episodes in the myth danced in a nonlinear narrative.

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The-ozidi-saga Free Download eBook in PDF and EPUB. You can find writing review for The-ozidi-saga and get all the book for free. The Ozidi saga [Okabou Ojobolo] on lapachecachica.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying lapachecachica.com: Okabou Ojobolo. Mar 08,  · The Ozidi Saga 1st Edition Read & Download - By?kabou The Ozidi Saga The Ozidi Saga is a traditional Ijaw (Ij?) epic.

This version was performed by?kabou Ojobolo over s - Read Online Books at lapachecachica.com Ozidi is a folk hero among the Ijo of Nigeria, and the subject of The Ozidi Saga. Plot. After his father is murdered by treacherous colleagues, Ozidi seeks vengeance so his father can join his ancestors.

His goal is to call home his father from a limbo-like evil grove where the murdered go instead of joining their ancestors. Ozidi vomits his sword and battle outfit out of himself before each.

With this book, Okpewho continues the debate over the nature of the African epic. Recommended. CHOICE Blood on the Tides is a labor of love from the distinguished expert on African oral literature, Isidore Okpewho.

With sophisticated textual analysis, this work provides social, historical, and political context for The Ozidi lapachecachica.com by: 2.

Best family sagas based on your votes, awards won, critical acclaim and the novels you would recommend. The family saga chronicles the lives and doings of a family or a number of related or interconnected families. Ozidi by Clark, J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at lapachecachica.com Modern Philology Critical and Historical Studies in Literature, Medieval through Contemporary.

Jul 02,  · The Ozidi Saga essentially narrates the successive fights, fourteen in all, between the hero Ozidi and some powerful figures that constitute a menace to life and leadership in his society.

To understand the format of these fights, I will first summarize the story. Apr 12,  · The book analyses Clark-Bekederemo’s The Ozidi Saga, as one version of the story of Ozidi, performed in a specific setting (Ibadan, West Africa) by a specific narrator (Okabou) over seven nights.

The Ozidi Saga tells the story of a warrior, Ozidi (Junior), and his powerful sorceress grandmother, Okeame, who are duty-bound to destroy the. Jul 17,  · The uniqueness of The Ozidi Saga lies mainly in the fact that whereas festival re-enactments of the Ozidi myth usually entailed dramatizing key episodes or moments in the career of the hero—as evidenced by the film Tides of the Delta, made from one such performance, Okabou's performance, freed from the protocol of ritual acts that Cited by: 2.

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Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. The Ozidi Saga is one of Africa's best known prosimetric epics, set in the Delta region of Nigeria.

Blood on the Tides examines the epic &#; a tale of a warrior and his sorcerer grandmother's revenge upon the assassins who killed her son &#; both as an example of oral literature and as a Price: $ Blood on the Tides: The Ozidi Saga and Oral Epic Narratology (Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora) By Isidore Okpewho The Ozidi Saga is one of Africa's best known prosimetric epics, set in the Delta region of Nigeria.

Blood on the Tides examines the epic -- a tale of a warrior and his sorcerer grandmother's revenge upon the. The Ozidi Saga was published by the Ibadan University Press and Oxford University Press in My fifth novel is slowly, but surely, on the way. I am, of course, engaged in other serious.

Jul 01,  · This is the proof of my recent review of Isidore Okpewho’s Blood on the Tides: The Ozidi Saga and Oral Epic Narratology (Rochester, NY: Rochester UP, ), published in the Leeds African Studies Bulletin 77 (Winter /16).

In this formidable book, Isidore Okpewho, distinguished expert on African literature, offers a detailed account of the historical, social and geographical contexts of Author: Rachel Bower.Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. Paperback. Ozidi. A Play. Small mark to back cover from removal of old label.

The play is based on the Ijaw saga of Ozidi, told in seven days to dance, music and mime. pp. (We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences.Books shelved as family-saga: The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough, Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, Pachinko by Min Jin Lee, One Hundred Years of.