Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2307/3982
Title: Women and Words
Authors: Adan, Amina H.
Discipline: Center for Somali Studies List of Subjects::Literature::poetry
Xoghayaha Xarunta Cilmibaarista Soomaaliyeed::Suugaan::maanso
Soggettario Centro Studi Somalo::LETTERATURA::Poesia
Keywords: poetry
women
female poems
song
literature
kebed
maanso
haween
maanso haween
hees
suugaan
kebed
poesia
donne
poesie femminili
canzone
letteratura
kebed
Issue Date: 1983
Publisher: Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies (UCLA)
Type: article
Journal: Ufahamu: A Journal of African Studies
Call Number: Originale conservato presso il Centro Studi Somali (http://host.uniroma3.it/centri/CentroStudiSomali/index.php)
Pages: 115-142
Abstract: Poetry is the Somali's most valuable artistic expression, and women are generally excluded from it. However, Somali women compose some types of poetry. This article describes the different genres of poems and songs composed by women in the nomadic Somal society, their features and their social value. The picture depicted by Somali poets about women is also analyzed, so as the role women play in nomadic household.
Qoraalkaani wuxuu ka hadlayaa maansada kala duwan ee ay tiriyaan haweenka raacatada soomaaliyeed, gaar ahaan astaamaha u gaarka ah iyo waxtarkooda bulshadeed.
La poesia è l'espressione artistica più preziosa della cultura somala e le donne ne sono generalmente escluse. Ciò nonostante, le donne somale compongono alcuni tipi di poesie. Questo articolo descrive i differenti generi di poesia e di canzoni composte dalle donne nella società nomade somala, le loro caratteristiche e il loro valore sociale. Vengono poi analizzati la figura della donna nella letteratura maschile e il ruolo che la donna ricopre nella famiglia nomade.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2307/3982
Rights: http://www.escholarship.org/uc/item/8ss7h3z7
Language: en
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