The Dassie and the Hunter: A South African Meeting

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This book chronicles the life, times and poetry of extraordinary Xhosa praise poet, the late David Yali-Manisi, and his growing friendship and fruitful working relationship with author Jeff Opland. Opland is a renowned scholar who is recognized world-wide as a foremost authority on Xhosa izibongo or praises. His perceptive account gives insight not only into Manisi himself, but the complex art form of praise poetrya spontaneous performance art of extraordinary subtlety and sophistication that, as Opland notes, embodies in ...

The Dassie and the Hunter: A South African Meeting 2005, University of Kwazulu Natal Press

ISBN-13: 9781869140366

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