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palm wine

n
(Brewing) (esp in W Africa) the sap drawn from the palm tree, esp when allowed to ferment
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There was, among others, eko (cold pap) and palm-wine as the gastronomic needs of guests were catered to at the foyer before the main event started inside the Agip Hall of the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos last Sunday.
Thus, the chapter "Amos Tutuola: Creating the African Literary Bogeyman" reveals that the West championed Tutuola's The Palm-Wine Drinkard (1952) as a quaint anthropological text by a half-educated indigene.
But the idea of palm-wine tappers deliberately spicing palm wine using pesticides to process the drink is criminal.
This characteristic obtains from Amos Tutuola's The Palm-wine Drinkard (1952) to Tope Folarin's Caine Prize winner short story "Miracle" (2013).
127), including the effects of Indic, Islamic, and Christian missionization; the oeuvre of a Toba songwriter, Nahum Situmorang; participatory musicking at palm-wine bars; choral hymn-singing in Christian churches; funeral laments; and professional music-making by Batak musicians in Jakarta.
It was the day on which her suitor (having already paid the greater part of her bride-price) would bring palm-wine not only to her parents and immediate relatives but to the wide and extensive group of kinsmen called umunna.
Of course, neither Kwame Adu nor his fellow "palm-wine drinkards" (to use the term made popular by the Nigerian novelist.
Okonkwo keeps the images of his personal god, the images of his ancestors and worships them with sacrifices of cola nuts, palm-wine and food.
His father encouraged him to take up music but as soon as the young Uwaifo began spending his time in palm-wine bars playing the guitar he had saved up his money to buy, his father had second thoughts and even, at one point, threatened to destroy the instrument.
Some will also compare the novel's language to Amos Tutuola's The Palm-Wine Drinkard and My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (Grove Press, 1994), which is written in broken English.
A former palm-wine tapper now aged 90, Sang Jatta studied the palm of my hand, promised good things and predicted my return to The Gambia.