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Questions about works of literature that were originally written in the Igbo language, regardless of where they were published.

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What's the significance of being a "tale-bearer" in "Omenuko"?

In chapter six of Omenuko, we have a report of Omenuko's method of judging, which includes this scene: Because of things like this, some people were going to Omenuko and saying to him, "Master, ...
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What is the relevance of these Igbo proverbs to the situation of widows and their children?

I've started reading the Igbo short novel Night has Fallen in the Afternoon (freely available online both in the original Igbo language and in English translation). As the translator notes, "[t]...
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