David Rycroft South Africa Collection
Metre in South African praise poetry: Izibongo.
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Zulu folksongs and dance , praise poetry, izibongo
Rycroft, David, 1924-1997
This is a short excerpt of Zulu praise poetry which was dubbed by Rycroft in use as an example in his paper on South African praise poetry (Rycroft, D.,1980. 'The question of metre in South African praise poetry', Wentzel, J. P (Ed.) Third African Languages Congress of UNISA, Pretoria: University of South Africa, pp 289-312).