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Muyaka, 19th century Swahili popular poetry

Mohamed H. Abdulazis

Muyaka, 19th century Swahili popular poetry

by Mohamed H. Abdulazis

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Published in Nairobi : Kenya Literature Bureau, 1979 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMohamed H. Abdulazis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 83/7463 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 340 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4091467M
LC Control Number79980735

Abdulaziz, M. H. () Muyaka: 19th century Swahili popular poetry. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau. Allen, J. W. T. (trans./ed.) () The Customs of the Swahili People: the Desturi za Waswahili of Mtoro bin Mwinyi Bakari and other Swahili persons.   “Prof Mohamed Hassan Abdulaziz, a pioneering Kenyan linguistics scholar from Kenyan coast of Mombasa in his book Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry, writes that “Muyaka did not concern himself with interpreting nature and its wonders, or writing in abstractions.

  Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. M.H. (). Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry. Dar es Salaam: Taasisi za Taaluma za Kiswahili, Chuo Kikuu cha Dar es Salaam, c ( p.) [On the relevance of Mwana Kupona's poetry (from the 19th century) to the modern woman in the 21st century.].

Swahili oral traditions 25 Some songs are called ghazali by the Swahili are all in the shairi metre of 16 syllables in the line (for the metre, see Knappert, 'Swahili Metre', African Language Studies XII, SOAS, London , ). Abdalla, A. (). Sauti ya i: Oxford University Press. Abdulaziz, M. H. (). Muyaka 19th Century Swahili Poetry: Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau.


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Get this from a library. Muyaka: 19th century Swahili popular poetry. [Mohamed H Abdulaziz; Muyāka ibn Ḥājjī, al-Ghassānī.]. Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau.

Achebe, Chinua. Man of the People. New York: John Day. a "Why Afro-European Dialogue Fails." "Book Review of The Messages of Tourist Art." American Anthro-polog 4 (December): Brink, A. "Afrikaans Theatre: The Muyaka Scene.".

Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Poetry Description The nineteenth century saw the rise of a written poetic tradition that moved toward the secular, with everyday issues of social and political interest captured in verse. Muyaka bin Haji composed a poem on Bao in the early nineteenth century.

The composition of the poem and the references to situations in the game indicate that his game is directly related to today. Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Poetry The nineteenth century saw the rise of a written poetic tradition that moved toward the secular, with everyday issues of social and political interest captured in verse.

Reading from his seminal literary book, Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry, Prof Abdulaziz said the Swahili poet Muyaka bin Haji was first a patriotic poet. Abdulaziz, Mohamed H.

Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau. Abdullah, Ibrahim ‘ Rethinking the Freetown crowd: the moral economy of the strikes and riot in Sierra Leone ’, Canadian Journal of African Studies 28 (2): – Abdalla, A., Ushairi wa Kiswahili na Uhuishwe Usiuliwe Zinduko.

Idara yaKiswahili, Chuo Kikuu. Abdallah, A., Mashairi ya Miaka. Muyaka bin Haji al-Ghassaniy, (born —died ), Kenyan poet who was the first Swahili-language secular poet known by name. Ghassaniy is known particularly as an outstanding composer of quatrains (the most popular Swahili verse form for both philosophical and topical themes).

Muyaka: 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau. Biersteker, Ann and Ibrahimu Noor Shariff (eds.) Mashairi ya Vita vya Kuduhu: War Poetry in Kiswahili Exchanged at the Time of the Battle of Kuduhu. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. Burt, F. Swahili Grammar and Vocabulary.

London: Society. Biographical information: Muyaka bin Haji lived in Mombasa between ADand was one of the most outstanding poets of the mashairi genre.

According to Abdulaziz () Muyaka wrote some poems of popular Swahili poetry, and the themes of his poetry touch on the cultural and political life of his community of that time.

This book has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef. Drury, Annmarie S. Abdulaziz, Mohamed H. Muyaka: 19th-Century Swahili Popular Poetry.

Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau, Alfred, King of England. -- Muyaka bin Haji lived in Mombasa between ADand was one of the most outstanding poets of the mashairi genre.

According to Abdulaziz () Muyaka wrote some poems of popular Swahili poetry, and the themes of his poetry touch on the cultural and political life of. Swahili Poetry. Abdulaziz, Mohamed H. Muyaka, 19 th century Swahili popular i: Kenya Literature Bureau, ( p.) Watson Stacks: PLA2 A33 Allen, J. T., et al, ed.

Poem concerning the death of the prophet Muhammad = Utendi wa kutawafu Nabii: a traditional Swahili epic, with transliteration, translation, and notes on the reading of Swahili manuscripts in Arabic. Muyaka; 19th Century Swahili Popular Poetry: Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau.

Eastman, C.M. and Kallen, J.L. () "I Went to Mombasa. There I met an Old Woman": Structure and meaning of Swahili riddles: Journal of American Folklore.

Volume 92 # p. Knappert, J. 'Swahili Literature and Modern History: A Necessary Remark on Literary Criticism.' Kiswahili Vol. 42/1 & 43/1, Institute fot Kiswahili Research, Dar es Salaam., pp.

Buettner. Swahili Poems. BY LYNDON HARRIES Poetry provides a remarkable outlet for personal expression in Swahili culture but this is in the tradition established during the nineteenth century by writers like Muyaka bin Haji of Mombasa, who brought poetry out of the mosque and into the marketplace.

Swahili poetry exists in its own right and. The belief and practice of divination is among such cultural practices that continue up to now. It is a practice used by some to control their social and physical environment and determine, in.African literature - African literature - Swahili: Swahili literature is usually divided into classical and contemporary periods and genres.

There were early historical works, such as Tarekhe ya Pate (“The Pate Chronicle”); reassembled by the 19th-century scholar Fumo Omar al-Nabhani, it describes events from the 13th to the 19th century.‘ Ordinary household chores: ritual and power in a 19th-century Swahili women's spirit possession cult ’, International Journal of African Historical Studies, 17 (4), – Anderson, J.

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