African genesis: folk tales and myths of Africa

398.2 F922a 2015

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African genesis: folk tales and myths of Africa

Frobenius, Leo

Mineola, NY Dover Publications 1999

236 p. illus. 22 cm.

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Stories range from the Kabyl legends of the early Berbers and ballads of the Fulbe bards of Sahel in the southern Sahara to the comically exaggerated Improbable Tales of the Mande in Sudan and the captivating creation myths of the Wahungwe of Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). The thematic variations in the tales corresponds with their narrators' diverse geographical and cultural backgrounds.

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ISBN:

9780486409115

Author:

Frobenius, Leo

Title:

African genesis: folk tales and myths of Africa

Publisher:

Mineola, NY Dover Publications 1999

Physical:

236 p. illus. 22 cm.

Summary:

Stories range from the Kabyl legends of the early Berbers and ballads of the Fulbe bards of Sahel in the southern Sahara to the comically exaggerated Improbable Tales of the Mande in Sudan and the captivating creation myths of the Wahungwe of Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). The thematic variations in the tales corresponds with their narrators' diverse geographical and cultural backgrounds.

Subject:

Tales--Africa

Subject:

Mythology, African

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