Female Song Tradition and the Akan of Ghana: The Creative Process in Nnwonkoro Author: Kwasi Ampene

Nnwonkoro is a genre of women’s song found among the Akan speaking peoples of Ghana. Based on extensive field work this book investigates the nature of composition in oral culture, together with issues such as the scope of the poetic imagination and the transformation process that accompany’s modernisation.

Hardcover: 234 pages
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited; illustrated edition edition (9 Aug 2005)
Language English
ISBN-10: 0754631478
ISBN-13: 978-0754631477
Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 16.3 x 2.5 cm