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Amba, The anthem of Baloch fishermen. CFL. 2018; 6 (22) :1-25
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-11-15623-en.html
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The land of Balochistan, with its vast geography, water and oral literature of Balochistan, is highly productive, various kinds of oral literature, from ancient times, the diverse weather and surrounded by the sea, mountains, plains and deserts which is one of the most important and fascinating areas in Iran. The Balochi language with many different dialects and accents is added to variety of beauties in this land, it is common and still prevalent. Poems, anthems, and many songs from previous generations are still remaining as part of Baloch people’s identity. Amba is a song of Balochi fishermen who collectively reads in the sea and inside their coves and boats as they catch fish. This type of poetry, in fact, is a song that is called poetry at work. These songs have a special structure and various themes. So far, no research has been carried out on many of local songs and anthems of Balochistan and in particular the Amba. In this article, we have investigated the structure and the content of this song, along with a definition of this type of anthem.
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Article Type: Research Paper |
Received: 2017/10/8 | Accepted: 2018/10/23 | Published: 2019/04/27

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