Publication details [#65045]

Turner, Noleen. 2018. Humor and scatology in contemporary Zulu ceremonial songs. Humor 31 (1) : 65–84.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper centers on humor and scatology embedded in the supply and lyrics of a kind of modern ceremonial song sung by Zulu women in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, still broadly practiced in rural regiona, termed amaculo omgonqo ‘puberty songs.’