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Folk tradition in Okigbo"s poetry

Emma Ngumoha

Folk tradition in Okigbo"s poetry

by Emma Ngumoha

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Published by Alphabet Nigeria Publishers in Owerri, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Okigbo, Christopher, 1932-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Folklore in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-124) and index.

    StatementEmma Ngumoha.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9387.9.O378 Z79 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 127 p. ;
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL115536M
    ISBN 109782621927
    LC Control Number99456683
    OCLC/WorldCa41427879

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Poem by African Poems. Give ear and hearken. DARK WATERS of the beginning. Foreshadow the fire that is dreamed of. Foreshadow the fire that is dreamed of.

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He stands before the Mother Idoto, a symbol of the oilbean, tortoise and the python; this “water-goddess “ is a recurring motif in Christopher Okigbo’s works. The oilbean is. Poetry. Christopher Okigbo. The Passage.

BEFORE YOU, my mother Idoto, Naked I stand; Before your weary presence, A prodigal. Leaning on an oilbean, Lost in your legend. Under your power wait I. On barefoot, Watchman for the watchword. At heavensgate; Out of the depth my cry: Give ear and hearken DARK WATERS of the beginning.

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