A survey of the verbal and visual arts ofYoruba peoples of West Africa suggests that there is an aesthetic preference for a certain form of composition and, further, that this form corresponds to Yoruba social organization. For scholars to identify corresponding forms in art and in social order is not new (Adams 1980: 92).1 Fernandez (1971: 357) in a discussion of Durkheim's theories, raises this important issue:.
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- Language and Linguistics
- Visual Arts and Performing Arts
- Linguistics and Language
- Literature and Literary Theory