Catherine Griefenow-Mewis / Tamene Bitima (eds.): Oromo Oral Poetry Seen from Within [PDF]


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WK Verbal Art and Documentary Literature in African Languages Volume 20

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91 pp.

Text language: English


Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig: Introduction
Tesema Ta’a: Oromo traditional songs
Tamene Bitima: On some Oromo historical poems
Abdullahi A. Shongolo: Boran traditional blessings and prayers
Dabala Goshu / Ronny Meyer: A people blessed and accursed by God – The Waata around lake Zway
Tadesse Jaleta Jirata: Social functions of Oromo proverbs
Tamene Bitima: Oromo riddles

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