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African Folktales

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Publisher Comments:

A selection of eighty-one folktales from the many cultures that exist south of the Sahara, African Folktales includes tales of the Hausa and the Ashanti, the Bantu, the Bushmen, and the Zulu. The narratives, which range from the mythical tale to the humorous anecdote, are divided into four categories:

I. The Universe and Its Beginnings

II. The Animal and His World

III. The Realm of Man

IV. Man and His Fate

About the Author

The late Paul Radin, one of the most distinguished of American anthropologists, was also the author of The Trickster: A Study of American Indian Mythology (Schocken paperback).

Table of Contents

The spider and the hare — The hare and the leopard — Kakokolo — Masilo — Njabala — The king's daughter — The sun and the moon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805207323
Editor:
Radin, Paul A.
Publisher:
Schocken Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Tales, african
Subject:
Juvenile
Subject:
Tales -- Africa.
Copyright:
Series Volume:
40
Publication Date:
1983
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xiii, 322 p.
Dimensions:
8.02x5.54x.93 in. .84 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
Humanities » Mythology » African
Humanities » Mythology » World Tales

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