Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol (Paperback)

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Song of Lawino and Song of Ocol are among the most successful African literary works. Song of Lawino is an African woman's lamentation over the cultural death of her western educated husband - Ocol. In Song of Ocel the husband tries to justify his cultural apostasy. These songs were translated from Acholi by the author. They evince a fascinating flavour of the African rhythmical idiom.


Product Details
ISBN: 9789966467089
ISBN-10: 9966467084
Publisher: East African Educational Publishers
Publication Date: December 29th, 2013
Pages: 164
Language: English