ERIC Number: EJ528860
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Talking Drum: Moving toward a Psychology of Literacy Transformation.
Gaines, Joseph H.
Journal of Black Psychology, v22 n2 p202-22 May 1996
Discusses how the talking drum has been a viable cultural voice for many West and Central African cultures in the acquisition of literacy. Emphasizes musical character of tonal languages and the use of the talking drum for literacy purposes. Proposes research questions regarding function and use of music and language; describes role of the talking drum in the maintenance of archaic forms of (tonal) languages. (GR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Africa