Izibongo: Zulu praise-poems

by Stuart, James

Publisher: Clarendon P. in Oxford

Written in English
Published: Pages: 230 Downloads: 736
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  • Laudatory poetry, Zulu -- Translations into English

Edition Notes

Statementcollected by James Stuart, translated by Daniel Malcolm, edited with introductions and annotations by Trevor Cope.
SeriesOxford library of African literature
ContributionsCope, A. T. 1928- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL8844.A2 S7
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 230 p.
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5677196M
ISBN 100198151241
LC Control Number68141595
OCLC/WorldCa468421

To be a subject of izibongo in Zulu culture, a. the traditional genre of oral praise poems meant to be recited. [Show full abstract] exclusively) a book about desire. Turgenev is. in Pietermaritzburg , gives a total of books, articles and theses referring directly to izibongo, or 'praise poetry', as a literary expression of the various African societies of South Africa. Most of these works are concerned with literary analysis of the izibongo zamakhosi, the highly polished, complex poems created and. quotes from the izibongo of Shaka, which he does frequently in this book, there are even more intermediaries between the words of the original izimbongi who praised Shaka and the version quoted by Laband: the praises in Cope’s Izibongo: Zulu Praise-Poems were collected by James Stuart, translated by Daniel Malcolm, and then. Izibongo Zamakhosi ka Zulu nezithakazelo, Ingwavuma, KwaZulu-Natal. K likes. Amakhosi kanye nomlando wawo Kanye nezithakazelo nemvelaphi yazo.

Lo mnotho uma ungabhaliwe, ungase ube sengozini yokuba ulahleke. Le ncwadi iyindlela yokulondolozela izizukulwane lo mcebo oyigugu kithina. Unqambothi gives the background, context and history of Zulu folklore, and includes numerous examples of the riddles, fables, folktales and praise poems that are part of Zulu cultural life. Swazi is Zulu they come from the Ndwandwe who are Zulu. 6. Manala or Mbuduma or Mputuma or Mpondomise – also called Mangala or Manganga or Makana or Mngwanya or Makwakwa or Qwaqwa or Gcugcwa or MaGwala or Malala (makuthiwa amaLala-Nguni) or Malanga or Marawa or Marawi or Malawi or Njeru or Njeri or Jwarha or Jwaha or Tshwala or Ntshanga. Similar praise poems turn up throughout much of Africa (Zulu izibongo, Basuto lithoko, etc.). The invocation or praise poem starts out as the stringing together of praise names that describe the qualities of a particular man, animal, plant, place, or god.

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edition, in EnglishPages: Genre/Form: Poetry Laudatory poetry Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stuart, James, Izibongo: Zulu praise-poems. Izibongo, Zulu praise-poems., Translated by Daniel Malcolm. Edited with introd. and annotations by Trevor Cope., Toronto Public Library.

Izibongo Zamakhosi (the Praises of the Kings): Zulu Poetry (Zulu) Paperback – Import, Decem by C.L.S. Nyembezi (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: C.L.S. Nyembezi. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader.

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Izibongo constitute the 'genre' of praise-poetry of the Zulu and several related south-east African peoples;2 this genre responded to various dynamic historical processes and intercultural interactions, but in so doing maintained its distinct form (Gunner & Gwala 7). SABELA ZULU: A ZULU PRAISE-POEM by E.

MATHABELA introduced and translated by A. COPE Mr. Mathabela is the Principal of Menzi High School, Umlazi, Durban. The praise-poem that follows was composed in honour of Mr.

Nxumalo, Executive Councillor for Education and Culture in the KwaZulu Government, and presented to him on. ZULU PRAISE-POEMS AND HISTORY Izibongo, Zulu Praise-poems. Collected Izibongo: Zulu praise-poems book JAMES STUART, translated by DANIEL MALCOLM and edited with introductions and annotations by TREVOR COPE.

Oxford: the Clarendon Press, I Pp. x+ 55s. In the last years of the nineteenth century and the first two decades of this one.

The Zulu (see the izibongo of Ndaba) Phunga and Mageba: Other famous Zulu warrirors. Msimude: Another of Mphande’s praise names. The reference is to two treaties made by Mphande inthe first with the British defining the borders of Natal and Zululand, the second with the Boers concerning territory beside the Klip River.

Izibongo Zamakhosi book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ngqondo Zulu added it Liketso Dube marked it as to-read /5(4).

Izibongo is a plural noun which can be translated as "praises", "praise names" or "praise poems". When viewed collectively, it can be spoken of in the singular as "praise poetry". It constitutes a genre of poetry widely used in Southern Africa by speakers of Zulu, Ndebele and Xhosa.

Trevor cope Izibongo: Zulu praise-poems collected by James stuart, translated by Daniel Malcolm. (oxford Library of African Literature). xOxfordClarendon Press 55s. - Volume 32 Issue 2. Amongst the most influential studies of Zulu izibongo by African language scholars are those by Trevor Cope, and D.K.

Rycroft and A.B. Ngcobo. Cope's Izibongo: Zulu Praise-poems (1 ) - part of the Oxford University Press series on oral poetry from southern Africa - remains probably the most valuable text on Zulu izibongo. The book makes. “ Songs of Innocence and Experience: Women as Composers and Performers of Izibongo, Zulu Praise Poetry,” Research in African Literatures – Gunner, Elizabeth.

5 op. cit., 6–7. It should be noted that, while Lestrade's distinctions between ‘individual praise-names, praise-verses, and praise-poems’ are useful for analytical purposes, they have no basis in vernacular terminology, all these forms being covered by a single term in each language.

This translation comes from James Stuart and Trevor Cope’s book Izibongo: Zulu praise-poems. Oxford, Clarendon Press. It was reprinted in the Maxwell Shamase paper listed in the “citations” section.

These are IZIBONGO ZULU PRAISE-POEMS, by T. Cope and MUSHO. ZULU POPULAR PRAISES, edited by L. Gunner and M. Gwala. The former contains mostly traditional praise poems of kings, chiefs, headmen, and two promiment women: Mnkabayi kalama and Nandi kaMbengi; the latter consists of izibongo of political figures and of anyone who was deemed praise.

( p.) [Zulu praise poems, with Zulu commentary.] Praises of Dingana [Izibongo zikaDingana] Edited by D. Rycroft and A. Ngcobo. Killie Campbell Africana Library publications; no. Izibongo. Zulu praise-poems. Collected by James Stuart.

Translated by Daniel Malcolm. Edited with introductions and annotations by Anthony Trevor Cope. Clarendon Press, Oxford, A Select Bibliography Relating to the Zulu People of Natal and Zululand. l A Comprehensive Course in the Zulu Language.

University of Natal, No faults for the book or dust jacket, appears to be an unread copy. Poems about the Anglo-Zulu war, now best known for the exploits at Rorke's Drift as portrayed in the film "Zulu". Weysprings Books is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA) and subscribes to the Association's Code of Ethics.

Size: " x ". Izibongo Zulu Praise-poems. Oxford. Oxford University Press. Daniel, R. The Citizen. 28 November Dargie, D. Xhosa Music The book offers: an examination of South African. Zulu Praise Poems. Oxford Library of African Literature While performance is seen as an essential element in music, dance and drama, poetry is not necessarily seen in this light.

from Izibongo: Zulu Praise Poems (), Trevor Cope (ed.). Footnotes. It was believed that when the Ground Hornbill croaks, thunder and heavy rain will follow, making it a bad time to set out. This praise, and the lines that follow, are taken to refer to the army’s reluctance to accept a general not of Zulu origin.

The poetic form most fully embraced by rural Zulu women is that of izibongo, or praise poems. Although izibongo have for centuries been associated with war and male authority, and izimbongi (bards) who recite on public occasions have generally been men, women too have composed and performed praise poems in private circle ceremonies, as a means.

Izibongo is a genre of oral literature among various Bantu peoples of Southern Africa, including the Zulu and the Xhosa. While it is often considered to be poetry of praise, Jeff Opland and others consider the term "praise" (for "bonga") to be too limiting, since it can contain criticism also.

Izithakazelo zakwaZulu ziningi kakhulu, zingangezihlabathi zolwandle. This is a list of Zulu Clan Names, please feel free to suggest and add more in the comments section below. You can add additional Zulu Clan Names (izithakazelo) and the history of each clan name that you know of.

Bhebhe – Makhedama, Soyengwase, Nina bakaBhebhe. Ebony & Scarlet: Poems of the Anglo-Zulu War by Harry Turner and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Accounts the performance of Zulu praise poetry in South African history.

Role of the praise poetry in South African political and cultural life; Examples of influential studies of Zulu izibongo by African language scholars; Issues concerning the `Shaka' poem.

ACCESSION # Related Articles.TO BE EXPANDED AND EDITED (Referred to in English as a Praise Poet or a Praise singer).

Imbongi. The Xhosa Imbongi is an official attached to the court of a Chief whose profession it is to record the praise-names, victories and laudable characteristics of the Chief.

These praises, called Izibongo, were recited in a high pitched voice and vigorous performance at public occasions.