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Oral literature of the Embu and Mbeere

by Ciarunji Chesaina

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Published by East African Educational Publishers in Nairobi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Embu (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Mbere (African people) -- Folklore.,
    • Oral tradition -- Kenya.,
    • Folklore -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCiarunji Chesaina.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR356.42.E45 S95 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL527025M
      ISBN 109966464077
      LC Control Number98981033

      Download Oral Literature Of The Luo Vitabu Vya Sayari Series 8 in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Oral Literature Of The Luo Vitabu Vya Sayari Series 8 Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. the Maasai, the Embu and the Mbeere amongst others - published by EAEP. Okumba Miruka, particularly known for. LIVING HISTORY OF EMBU AND MBEERE (THE) Paperback – January 1, by H.S.K. MWANIKI (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: H.S.K. MWANIKI.

      The living history of Embu and Mbeere to [Henry Stanley Kabeca Mwaniki] East African Literature Bureau, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry Stanley Kabeca Mwaniki. Find more information about: OCLC Number: (језик: енглески) Ciarunji Chesaina, Oral literature of the Embu and Mbeere, East African Educational Publishers, Nairobi, , p.

        Ethnobotanical information and traditional medicines were investigated and documented in Embu and Mbeere districts, Eastern Province of Kenya. Oral interviews were obtained from over herbalists, both men and women aged between 40 and 80 years. All the herbalists interviewed were Christians and had little formal education.   - Buy Oral Literature of the Luo (Vitabu Vya Sayari Series, 8) book online at best prices in India on Read Oral Literature of the Luo (Vitabu Vya Sayari Series, 8) book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: 1.


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Within the proverbs and riddles, oral narratives and songs, philosophical and material cultures are captured and expressed. These ethnic-based oral literature titles seek to preserve this wisdom in the written form.

The literature of the Embu and Mbeere of Eastern Kenya is fully explored here by a renowned scholar and writer on oral literature.

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SIGN UP NOW. Oral Literature Of The Embu And Mbeere. This is the sixth title in a series of titles focussing on the oral literary tradition of various East African ethnic groups - the Maasai, the Embu and the Mbeere amongst others - published by EAEP.

Okumba Miruka, particularly known for his contribution to oral literature in Kenya, sets out to contexualise his subject by first explaining about the Luo people and culture - from migratory 4/5(3).

The tales warn children against bad behaviour, being stupid, gullible, or of the consequences of not doing what they're told. From Ciarunji Chesaina's outstanding book "Oral Literature of the Embu and Mbeere" ( East African Educational Publishers, PO Box Nairobi, Kenya). See the copyright notice for textual extracts.

The book consists of edited transcripts of interviews conducted between and with about thirty Embu, Mbeere, Chuka and Ndia/Gigucu elders. Also outstanding is Ciarunji Chesaina's "Oral Literature of the Embu and Mbeere" ( East African Educational Publishers, Nairobi), which contains a veritable treasure of stories, fables, riddles.

A few days ago, I reread Ciarunji Chesaina’s Oral Literature of the Embu and Mbeere. It is one of those books I resort to whenever I want to understand not only the myths of origin of my.

Oral literature of the Embu and Mbeere. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, (OCoLC) Online version: Chesaina, Ciarunji. Oral literature of the Embu and Mbeere. Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ciarunji Chesaina.

The Treatment of the Themes of War, Conflict and Peace in Embu and Mbeere Oral Literature Cultural Attitudes and Equality of the Sexes: Forever Incompatible.

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Mbeere community is part of the Bantu linguistic group as well as closely related to the Embu people. Much is not known regarding their time of migration and how they migrated because they were once one clan with the Embu, however, after an.

For example, Ciarunji Chesaina, in Oral Literature of the Embu and Mbeere, records a number of modern riddles.

One states that there was an electric train trav-elling from one end to the other. One states that there was an electric train trav-elling from one end to the other. This is the sixth title in a series of titles focussing on the oral literary tradition of various East African ethnic groups - the Maasai, the Embu and the Mbeere amongst others - published by Miruka, particularly known for his contribution to oral literature in Kenya, sets out to contexualise his subject by first explaining about the Luo people and culture - from migratory.

catalog books, media & more in the Oral literature of the Embu and Mbeere. Responsibility Ciarunji Chesaina. Language English, Bantu (Other). In English, Embu, and Mbeere. Imprint Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers, Physical description xiii, p.

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This is as told in CiurunjiChesaina’s book on the Oral Literature of the Embu and Mbeere. Royal. Obviously Snakes are seen as sly. They cheat their way around life and take advantage of people’s trust. The Abrahamic faiths are in agreement with the Mbeere on the question of whether Snakes lie, take advantage of, and finally kill.

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This is probably because during the time he wrote the books, Mbeere was itself part of Embu. Elsewhere, most accounts indicate that the origins of the Mbeere were the same as those of the Bantu-speaking Kikuyu, Embu, Chuka and Meru peoples, namely that their ancestors moved eastwards from central Africa some time before the sixteenth century.

The Embu are a Bantu people inhabiting Embu county in speak the Bantu Embu language as a mother tongue. To the south of Embu are to be found their cousins, the Mbeere people. In essence Embu county encompasses the ethnic Kîembu dialect (Embu proper), from whom the Embu county's name derives, and the Kimbere dialect spoken by their Mbeere.

The Iron Snake is an ancient tribal prophecy attributed to both the Maasai and Kĩkũyũ tribes in Kenya in which a railway is described as an iron snake.

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