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Published by Indiana University Press in S.l .
Written in English


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Drewal (performance studies, Northwestern U.) presents a study of the rituals of the Yoruba peoples of southwestern Nigeria, using a new theoretical and methodological approach. A 30-minute companion video is available from the publisher. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press,xxii + pp. Drewal boldly engages in this book a two-fold problematic: the myopia of a dominant discourse that represents a cultural form ("ritual") of living human beings as repetitive, "rigid.

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Margaret Thompson Drewal (shelved 2 times as. Through improvisation--"spontaneous play with learned, in-body formulas"--Ritual performers have agency over the structure and meaning of ritual like the Egungun. "Ritual specialists bring that which is normally inaccessible, unseen, or imagined into the phenomenal world where it can be observed and contemplated" (Drewal 90).

Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency. African Systems of Thought by Margaret Thompson Drewal, Charles S. Bird, Ivan Karp (pp. ) Review by: Laura S. Grillo. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

The Handbook of Yoruba Religious Concepts (Paperback) by. Baba Ifa Karade (shelved 4 times as ifa) Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency (Paperback) by. Margaret Thompson Drewal (shelved 2 times as ifa). REVIEW ARTICLE HISTORICITY AND PLURALISM IN SOME RECENT STUDIES OF YORUBA RELIGION /.

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BOOK REVIEWS point to the vitality of the demand for education across Africa, it is not clear 3 For a good overview of how Margaret Drewal uses asire or "play," see her Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency (Bloomington, ). BOOK REVIEWS   Dynasty and Divinity presents a major part of the extraordinary corpus of ancient Ife art in terra-cotta, stone, and metal, dating from the ninth to the fifteenth centuries.

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The Yoruba use etutu (ritual), festival, and play in an interchangeable sense, emphasizing that religious practices are active and require the community participation (Thompson Drewal, 12). Ritual is meant to connect the living world, the aye, to the orun, the invisible realm of spirits, ancestors and gods (Drewal, 69).

The book includes a companion website with audio clips of the Yoruba language, helping the reader better grasp the integral connection between art and language in Yoruba culture.

Reviews 'Yoruba Art and Language: Seeking the African in African Art provides a seminal and authoritative work pertaining to Yoruba art and languages of by: Throughout the book prominence is given to the intentionality of actors as knowledgeable agents who transform ritual itself through play and improvisation.

Integral to the narrative are interpolations about performances and their meanings by Kolawole Ositola, a scholar of Yoruba oral tradition, ritual practitioner, diviner, and master performer/5(13). Agemo Festival is a masked or masquerade festival traditionally held in many Yoruba cities but more popularly linked with the Ijebu people of Ogun festival and accompanying rituals are celebrated to honor the spirit deity, Sonic who is believed to be a protector of children and who safeguards Ijebus future through its blessing.

The festival is linked with the traditional. Strong also referenced a modern source with more even treatment of ritual roles Yoruba women fill, via Margaret Thompson Drewal’s book Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency.

Drewal’s book notes a strict division of roles based on sex in the religious life of the Yoruba. The division in the culture is so stark as to in effect create a. Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press. The New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia Vol.

London: The New Encyclopaedia Britannica. University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA), Department of. Babatunde Lawal has a magnificent section on the feminine in Yoruba cosmology in his book on Gelede and I expect the writings of the Drewals in their book on Gelede as well as the book on Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency will also prove priceless.

Abstract. Drawing on Mey’s (Pragmatics. Blackwell, Oxford, ; Pragmatic acts. In: Brown K (ed) Encyclopedia of language and linguistics, Elsevier, London, p 5–11, ) concept of pragmatic acts and Capone’s (J Pragmat –, ) views on rituals of death, this chapter claims that death rituals in Yorùbá are pragmatic acts that may be situated within the Cited by: 1.

Yoruba palaces are usually built with thicker walls, are dedicated to the gods and play significant spiritual roles. Yoruba art is also manifested in shrines and masking traditions.

The shrines dedicated to the said gods are adorned with carvings and house an array of altar figures and other ritual : million. Same-Sex Relationships in Yoruba Culture and Orature Article in Journal of Homosexuality 60(7) July with 2, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The ritual does not possess the elements of a ritual drama in that it does not contain a set narrative, characters, or specific dialogue, but according to Joel Adedeji (), Egungun had a direct influence in the development of dramatic forms such as the Yoruba Alarinjo theater and on the postcolonial drama of such writers as Wole Soyinka (b.

Margaret Thompson Drewal wrote about the play in ritual and expands the idea of performance based upon the Yoruba-speaking people’s understanding. The Yorba are peoples of southwestern Nigeria who conceive ritual as “journeys” (xiii).

Ritual as journey speaks to ritual as a pathway for a flow of human activity, as for example, piety. NOTES:Accompanies book: Yoruba ritual: performers, play, agency by Margaret Thompson Drewal [KNIGHT DTY67 D75 ] VIDEOTAPE [For other videos on African-derived music, also see: North America/United States and South America/Caribbean ].

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Today, the number of people who worship the pdf or Yoruba gods and goddesses outstrips several of the “world religions” including Judaism (McKenzie viii; Cañizares –). A religious practice that originated in West Africa has many millions of Author: Christine Ayorinde.For àjò/ìrìnàjò download pdf, which she describes and performs in the play, is not just any ordinary, metaphorical concept in Yoruba thought meaning “a movement forward” but rather suggestive of what in Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency, Drewal describes as “an act of transformation, a progression which highlights the Cited by: 1.studies scholar, Margaret Thompson Drewal in ebook book Yoruba Ritual: Performers, Play, Agency (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, ), xvii.

Marianne Moyaert has made prominent use of the concept since then. See, for example, Marianne Moyaert and Joris Geldhof, Ritual Participation and Interreligious Dialogue: Boundaries.