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Osun Seegesi The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power, and Femininity by Diedre L. Badejo

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Published by Africa World Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Black studies,
  • Ethnic or tribal religions,
  • African Religions And Mythologies,
  • History - General History,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Africa,
  • Africa - General,
  • Ethnic & Tribal,
  • Osun (Yoruba deity)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8316831M
ISBN 100865433550
ISBN 109780865433557

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The answers Dr. Badejo found as she immersed herself in the ritual orature, sacred songs, and festival drama of the Yoruba goddess Osun Seegesi at the deity's principal shrine in the city of. The answers the author found as she immersed herself in the ritual orature, sacred songs, and festival drama of the Yoruba goddess, Osun Seegesi, at the diety's principal shrine in the city of Osogbo, Nigeria, are shared with the world in this detailed documentary/analysis that presents a startling view of human relationships that is powerful.   Osun Seegesi by Diedre Badejo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13). Book Review Publication Date. Disciplines. African Languages and Societies; Abstract. The advocacy for African mother tongue source texts, translated or otherwise, has gone long unheeded and has been mired in a decade of academic debates about "privileged insider/arrogant outsider" approaches to and judgment of African literature in.

In this book, Diedre Badejo presents a thorough and engaging overview of Òsun, the Yoruba goddess of wealth, power, and femininity. Chapters include a translation of the chants about Òsun; an overview of Yoruba cosmology and Òsun's role in it; a description of the Òsun festival; and a discussion of gender, power, and African feminist theory. Òsun is a particularly fascinating goddess and. Osun Seegesi: The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power, and Femininity This book examines the myths and meanings of an African goddess whose power is complicated by her femininity and maternalism. Using original source materials and field observation, it challenges readers to explore the intersections of spirituality and gender. Download Citation | Osun Seegesi: The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power, and Femininity (review) | Research in African Literatures () Diedre Badejo's study is a tribute to the. Buy Osun Seegesi by Diedre Badejo from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £

Abstract The chapter explores various aspects of African Indigenous Knowledges as they relate to Africa’s legacy. African Indigenous Knowledge Systems constitute a conglomerate of various . The advocacy for African mother tongue source texts, translated or otherwise, has gone long unheeded and has been mired in a decade of academic debates about "privileged insider/arrogant outsider" approaches to and judgment of African literature in European languages. The Western feminist knowledge naming and claiming prerogative which has characterized much of feminist praxis in the .   Below is An excerpt from the book: Osun Seegesi The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power and Femininity By: Diedre Badejo Minor edits by: Ifaseyi Bamigbala (in the excerpt below only) "Osun . The intersection of these passions led to her work in West Africa on oral traditions and histories, and ultimately to her book, Osun Seegesi: The Elegant Deity of Wealth, Power, and Femininity (). In , she published "The African Union," for the Chelsea House Series on Global Organizations edited by .