2.2a(i) Bibliography of Source Materials for “Oriki and the History of Slavery in Ilorin, Nigeria.” List of hard-to-find works on oriki used in the preparation of this chapter, including rare published oriki (alphabetical order by author):

Adeeko, Adeleke. “Oral Poetry and Hegemony: Yoruba Oriki.” Dialectical Anthropology, vol. 26, nos. 34 (2001): 181‒192.


Awe, Bolanle. “Notes on Oriki and Warfare in Yorubaland.” In Yoruba Oral Tradition, ed. Wande Abimbola, 267292. Ile-Ife: Department of African Languages and Literatures, University of Ife, 1975.


Babalola, S.A. (Adeboye), Awon Oriki Orile Metadinlogbon. Ikeja: Longman Nigeria, 2000.


Babayemi, S.O. Content Analysis of Oriki Orile (Ibadan: Institute of African Studies[, 1988]).


Barber, Karin. “Documenting Social and Ideological Change through Yoruba Oriki: A Stylistic Analysis.” Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, vol. 10, no. 4 (June 1981): 3952.


Gbadamosi, Bakare. Oriki. Ibadan: Mbari Publications, October 1961. See pages 5, 23, 27, 32, 33.


Olajubu, Chief Oludare. “Yoruba Oral Poetry: Composition and Performance.” In Oral Poetry in Nigeria, ed. Uchegbulam N. Abalogu, Garba Ashiwaju, and Regina Amadi-Tshiwala, 7185. Lagos: Nigeria Magazine, 1981.


Olatunji, Olatunde O. Features of Yoruba Oral Poetry. Ibadan: University Press, 1984. See chapter 4, “Oriki: Yoruba Praise Poetry,” 67107.

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